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Chief Temitope Ajayi, is the Founder and CEO of NCF Investment Inc, which serves to increase the Global Understanding and Trade by Embracing and Building on Individual Cultural Capacity and Diversity, Community Development and Business Projects in the US and Internationally.
Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi has extensive experience in community service, both in Nigeria and United States, some of which are the following:
Consultant and also an accountant by profession, and was actively involved in Government and several Community Affairs in Nigeria. She was the personal assistant to the Deputy Governor of Lagos State Government, Her Excellence Alhaja Sinatu Aderoju Ojukutu (1991-93).
Played an active role in Better Life for Rural Women sponsored by Nigerian's First Lady Mariam Babangida and was a delegate for the International Women's Conference held in Morocco and London, she Established a Fashion/Technical school for under privileged students in Ibadan, Nigeria in 1980-1985.
Founder of a non-profit organization named African Community & Friends.
In building cultural capacity and diversity, Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi, held the First Nigerian Valentine Dinner Party, which, in addition to breaking bread and fraternizing with fellow Nigerians, students ranging from 12 to 25 years old received educational achievement and community service awards from several government officials. The Congresswoman Barbara Lee,Mayor of Oakland- Jerry Brown, State Senator Don Peralta, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, and several others, made these awards available to all the recipients.
In his remarks, Mayor Jerry Brown of Oakland, California states, "Celebrated on February 15th, the first annual Nigerian Valentine Dinner Party celebrates the love, hope, and support that we have for our young adults. By organizing the event, Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi inspired the community around her to strive for greater success and promote cultural pride. Her leadership and compassion strengthen all of us, and the manner in which she lives her life sets an important example. Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi, we are forever grateful for your commitment, leadership and vision”.
When the First Lady of Nigeria passed along with the 117 people in a plane crash in Nigeria in 2005, Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi held a memorial service in Oakland, California, which was attended by the Nigerian Consulate General of New York, Dr. F.R. Aderele.
When it comes to assisting her people, Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi continues to use her political influence to assist her people, and bring government officials to continue to discuss issues that deeply concern the Nigerians both in the U S, and in Nigeria. She coordinated and co-host the "The State of the Diaspora," a town hall meeting, which discussed education, fighting HIV/AIDS, INS/Immigration issues, and business partnerships Oakland, California. The keynote speaker for this function included Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Dr. Amos C. Brown (who spoke on the "State of Black American in the Bay Area"), and Immigration lawyer Mr. Samuel U. Ogbu.
In her remarks, Congresswoman Barbara Lee states, "the forum that you provided gave me the opportunity to discuss how to go about reversing the many negative trends that are currently prevailing as a part of a broader anti-immigrant effort. It is important that we welcome refugees and immigrants all while advocating for the rights of the American worker."
In building business enterprises, she began a partnership with Wells Fargo Bank to ensure that the financial literacy along with home ownership and business ventures are achievable for Africans. And, as it relates to new credit, and credit repair, Citigroup has enjoined as a partner to improving the America dreams of many Africans, and also Export and Import Bank of USA- Ex-Im Bank.
In the most anticipated Nigeria Independence Day parade in New York City (October 2005), Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi was nominated a Marshall, alongside with the Permanent Representative to the Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations Ambassador Aminu Wali, Consular. General of the Nigeria, Dr. F.R. Aderele, the Deputy Permanent Ambassador to the Mission of Nigeria to the UN, Ambassador Adekanye, some State Governors from Nigeria and many other dignitaries.
Chief Ms. Ajayi was invited to attend the Mayor Bloomberg's Black history month dinner in New York, February, 2006.She was also featured in several articles including some of the Nigerian Newspapers:- The Punch, This Day, Daily Triumph, Daily Independent, Daily Chanpion, The Nigerian Tribune, Financial Standard News Papers, Zenith News Online, INEC Newsletter, AGOA Info,International Reports, Africant Events, Transatlantic Times,Nigeria World, famous African Abroad, African Eye, African Profiles, Huston Punch, The Christian Mirror, African American Pride International, The Light of The World Newspaper, Los Angeles Wave's newspaper, Prudence Magazine, Oakland Post, San Francisco Post, South County Post, Oakland tribune, Excellence Magazine, Event Coverage Magazine, Berkeley Tri-City Post and Google ,Youtube,Yahoo, Ask News.etc
Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi was nominated to serve as the Co-Chair of an International Conference of Infrastructure Development and Environment ICIDEN-ABUJA 2006 www.iseg.giees.uncc.edu/abuja2006.
Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi was the former President of the ANAC House of Delegate, for the All Nigerian American Congress. www.anacweb.org. In this organization, Chief Temitope Ajayi hopes to leverage her existing political partnerships, and mobilize all existing Nigerian organizations to invest in rebuilding our Nigerian communities both in the US and in Nigeria.
In recent months, Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi, mobilized a Nigerian leadership coalition to challenge the false imagery of Nigerians in America as criminals, a documentary forecasted on CNN titled; How To Rub A Bank? After several dialogues, CNN representative apologized to the Nigeria Community for such false imagery of Nigerians in the United States. She received a Congressional award from Congresswoman Barbara Lee for her role.
The editor, Chief Mr. Chido Nwangwu of ˜US Africa Class Magazine named Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi the Mother of the year, and Mr. Ebenezer Olayiwola of Events Worldwide Magazine named Chief Ajayi as one of the most influential Nigerian in the United States.
She led the Nigerians to Ex-Im Bank seminars where the representatives of the bank spoke and encouraged Nigerians in the Diaspora, who plan on exporting American goods to Nigeria to begin taking advantages of their services.
During the 2006 G8 United Nations World Summit, Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi, was invited by the Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations to serve as an advisor on Global and Pan-African Women issues.
Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi wants to be known as leader that wants the best for all the Nigerian men and women in United States of America.
Awards of Excellence
1. Chief Temitope Ajayi received the United States Presidential Service Award and Presidential PIN – Provided by the President George W. Bush. This award was offered by the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation, a group convened by the President George W. Bush, to help foster and encourage a culture of volunteer service and civic participation among Americans. This council is chaired by a two-time Super Bowl Champion Darrell Green, former U.S. Senators - Bob Dole and John Glenn. The Council is composed of leaders in government, media, entertainment, business, education, nonprofit and volunteer service organizations and community volunteering.
1. The US President's Volunteer award, was awarded to Chief Temitope Ajayi aka mama Diaspora for her passionate and volunteering selfless services role to the African's in the United State of America.
1. Chief Temitope Labinjo-Ajayi President, of NCF Investment Inc was named A Woman of Distinction an award from The Foreign Investment Network with Global Trusted Alliances LLC USA For her role in Promoting and Encouraging Foreign Investments in Nigeria in support for economic growth in the country, at the International Business Women Conference.
1. Chief Temitope Ajayi and The Federal Republic of Nigeria Received the Key to the City of Dyersville, Iowa- USA from the Mayor of the City James Heavens which was presented by This included a Proclamation affirming that every 16th of July will be celebrated as "Nigerian Friendship Day."
1. During the 2006 G8 United World Summit, Chief Temitope Ajayi was invited by the Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations to serve as an advisor on Global and Pan -African Women Issues
1. A Certificate of Recognition from Senator Don Peralta for her commitment to her community.
1. A Certificate of Special US Congressional Recognition from Congresswoman Barbara Lee - for her outstanding and invaluable service to the community.
1. A Certificate of Recognition from the Mayor of Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown. In his remarks, Mayor Jerry Brown of Oakland , California states, "Celebrated on February 15th, the first annual Nigerian Valentine Dinner Party celebrates the love, hope, and support that we have for our young adults." By organizing the event, Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi inspired the community around her to strive for greater success and promote cultural pride. Her leadership and compassion strengthen all of us, and the manner in which she lives her life sets an important example. Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi, we are forever grateful for your commitment, leadership and vision".
1. Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi was received a Certificate of Special US Congressional Recognition from Congresswoman Barbara Lee for her Outstanding and Invaluable Service to the community.
1. Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi was received A Certificate of Honor in recognition from Mayor Gavin Newsom of San Francisco, USA – for a Commitment to Excellence in the community
1. Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi was received A Certificate of Commendation from the Board of Supervisors county of Alameda, for her devotion to improve the quality of life in our Nigerian Communities and for all the residents in the Bay Area.
1. Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi was received the US Africa Mother of the year 2006 by Mr Chido Nwangwu of Class and US Africa Magazine
1. Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi was received a Certificate of Special US congressional Recognition for challenging CNN documentary on How To Rob A Bank.
1. Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi was received an Outstanding Citizen Award 2006 by Nigeria-America Community Association USA Inc.
1. Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi was received a Community Service Certificate Award from New York State Senate 23rd District by Diane J. Savino
1. Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi was nominated a Marshall - during the most anticipated Nigeria Independence Day Parade in New York City on October 1st 2005
1. Chief Ms. Temitope Ajayi was received the Trendsetter Women in Leadership Award by African Pride Media Group/GP Magazine