OMOOBA YEMISI SHYLLON
(Founder, Omooba Yemisi Adedoyin Shyllon Foundation – OYASAF)
Prince Yemisi Adedoyin Shyllon is a legal practitioner, and chartered member and fellow of several professional bodies, including the Institute of Marketing, the Institute of Directors, the Institute of Management, the Institute of Stockbrokers, and the Body of Engineers. Shyllon earned a Bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Ibadan, in law from the University of Lagos, and an MBA from Obafemi Awolowo University. In addition, he holds a honourary Doctor of Letters degree from the University of Port Harcourt.
He has served as Executive Director of Nigerite Ltd, Chairman of: Ogun State Radio and Television Station (OGBC FM Stereo), Ogun State Investment Corporation and Gateway Tourism Corporation. Omooba Yemisi Shyllon has established Nigeria’s first privately funded public museum at the Pan Atlantic University in Lagos. He is globally acknowledged to hold the largest art collection in Nigeria, with well over 7,000 artworks, as well as over 55,000 photographs.
Today OYASAF continues to sponsor fellows and artists from around the world, to work in Nigeria.