Dr. Kayode Olagunju

Dr Kayode Olagunju (BSc, MSc, PhD)

Director / Trustee

Dr Olagunju is a pioneer staff of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and is currently the Assistant Corps Marshal/Head, Policy, Research and Statistics Department. He had served in the past as the State Sector Commander in Oyo, Kogi, Adamawa and recently, Rivers State. He served as Head, Media and Publishing Section at the National Headquarters while he also served as the Deputy Director, Manpower Development, Training Directorate, National Headquarters. An “all rounder” sportsman, he was once the Chairman, FRSC Sports Committee. He also served as the President, Mess Committee of the FRSC Mess to reflect his social links. He is presently the Coordinator of the FRSC Social Media Group.

Dr Olagunju was a member of the Federal Government Task Force on Trade Facilitation and United States Agency on International Development (USAID) /Markets Trade and Transportation on LAKAJI Corridor. A member of the FRSC Management Board, he is also a member of the Nigeria National Road Transport and Transit Committee of the Economic Commission on West African States (ECOWAS). He had served diligently under the Federal Government Enlarged National Focal Point on Trade Matters and was a Nigerian delegate to the World Trade Organization Trade Policy Review on Nigeria in Geneva, in June 2011.

A well decorated officer, Dr Olagunju continues to serve the organisation as an influential force, empowering the lower cadre of the organisation through his well-informed  topics on Road Safety subjects , which he has treated in various national and international  news fora. He has authored and edited several books and technical reports on Road Safety Administration, among which are: Road Sense with Kayode Olagunju,; Driving in Nigeria: Requirements, Laws, Traffic Agencies and Safety Tips; Fleet Management Strategies in Nigeria: Road Safety Perspectives.

He is a well-respected personality on various social media where he has won thousands of  fans, commending  his activities in the various major roles he has played in influencing many positive  actions in Road Safety Management and empowering thousands of drivers on safe driving on the nation roads.

Dr Olagunju is a strong personality and a philanthropist with several awards and commendations to his credit. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Transport Geography from the University of Lagos, a Masters degree in Transport Studies and Bachelor of Science degree in Geography from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.