HND (Acct.), BSc. (Acct. Ed), MBA (Acct. & Fin.), MSc. (Acct.), MSc. (Bus & Econs), MTP (SA), PhD (Fin), ACA, FCTI, ACIB, MNIM, CNA, FCFIP, FCE, FERP, CICA, CFA, CFE, CIPFA, CPFA, ABR, CertIFR, IPA, IFA
Dr. Godwin is a multidisciplinary professional consultant of good repute with over 22 years’ experience and over 27 Professional qualifications, out of which 15 are from international professional bodies.
He is the Chief Technical Consultant/CEO at OGE Professional Services Ltd, President/CEO at OGE Business School and the Managing Partner of GOE Professional Practice. Godwin is currently a Senior Lecturer/Director of Studies at Saint Monica University. Before joining Ibraheem Jimoh & Co Chartered Accountants as a Partner, Audit and Forensic Services, he was the Director- Tax, Forensic & Regulatory Services of Saffron Professional Services. He was with the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) as the Assistant Director (Head) – Education, Research & Technical Department and at a time, he was the Assistant Director (Head) – Finance & ICT Department of the Institute. He was the Senior Analyst (Enterprise Risk Management & Control) at XL Management Services and the Accounts Manager (Head) at Bond Group of Companies.
Godwin had his compulsory professional accountancy training in the Firms of both Adesina Adedayo & Co Chartered Accountants and Gbolahan Oyegoke & Co Chartered Accountants.
Godwin attended Osun State College of Technology Esa- Oke Osun State of Nigeria for his National Diploma (ND) in Financial Studies and Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy. Also, he holds B.Sc. in Accounting Education of University of Ado- Ekiti, (now Ekiti State University) Nigeria and BSc Accounting (First Class) of Saint Monica University, Cameroon. He bagged his MBA in Finance & Accounting and M.Sc Business & Applied Economics (Finance) at Olabisi Onabanjo University and M.Sc. Accounting from Babcock University, Nigeria. He holds Master Tax Practitioner (MTP SA)’s qualification of the South African Institute of Tax Practitioners (SAIT).
Godwin holds Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Finance of Saint Monica University, Cameroon and he is also currently completing his PhD Accounting programme at Babcock University.
Godwin is a sought after intellectual, who has presented over 450 technical/seminar papers in various conferences/training/seminars and he is an examiner to some professional bodies, both in Nigeria and aboard. He is a seasoned scholar-practitioner who is currently serving as an Advisory Council Member of Association of Fraud Examiner (ACFE), Austin, USA, he is the pioneer/current President/CEO of the Lagos Chapter of ACFE. He is the Chairman of Nigeria Board of the International Institute of Certified Forensic Investigation Professionals (IICFIP) USA. He is also a Governing Council member of both the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) and the Business Recovery & Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria (BRIPAN).
Godwin is a board member of Covenant Capital Business School of the Covenant Christian Centre, Lagos and also a board member of Audit, Investigation and Forensic Accounting Faculty of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). He is the Chairman, Audit Committee of Osun State College of Technology Alumni Association.
Dr. Godwin was given a meritorious award of service by both the Students’ Union Government and Alumni Association of Osun State College of Technology on October 5, 2013 and May 21, 2016 respectively and he was also given a special recognition and installed as one of the Patrons of the Nigeria University Accounting Students’ Association (NUASA), of both Obafemi Awolowo University Chapter and University of Ilorin Chapter
Godwin is a titled Chief (Otun Mayegun of Apomu Land) and he is happily married with Children.
“Nemo Dat Quod Non Habet”