Changing Communities Together
Mrs. Bola I. Ojo
Bola has been involved in education and management for over twenty-five years. She worked for the Greater London Council and several London Boroughs before retiring from the public sector as head of Lifelong learning and Youth Service. She has been a Governor of several primary schools over the years including being on the Governing Board of a local college. More recently, Bola worked in international development. She served as a VSO volunteer working to increase access to quality education for girls in Northern Nigeria and a brief stint in Rwanda, improving school management and teaching English. She is involved in part time project management consultancy work and serves in several capacities in the voluntary sector including a program to establish new born screening in Africa and improve the quality of care for those living with Sickle Cell Disease. Bola serves in the leadership team in her local church and the wider efforts to encourage and support churches to work together across the borough. She is also the prayer pastor co Coordinator for Street Pastors in Bexley.