Dr. Taiwo Afolabi
Barr. (Dr.) Taiwo Olayinka Afolabi (MON), is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SIFAX Group. He was born in Ondo to the family of Chief & chief (Mrs.) Samson Afolabi.
He began his professional career with a shipping company, Nigerian Express Agencies Limited, where he distinguished himself and rose to become the Head of Operations. With the zeal of entrepreneurship burning in him, he left the company in 1988 to establish what has now turned to a big conglomerate, SIFAX Group.
The Maritime Forum, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos is a student association established by a committee of 7 law students, headed by Adeniyi Balogun in 2015 for the purpose of engaging students who aspire to develop a career in the maritime industry through organizing seminars, workshops, conferences, bi-weekly meetings, internship programs, competitions, network and discuss on contemporary issues in the maritime industry and the world at large.
The association is the convener of the Taiwo Afolabi Annual Maritime Conference, which holds annually at the University of Lagos.