Born on October 11, 1968 and a Masters Degree holder in Law from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University and his first degree from the Premier University of Ibadan. Barr Tony Ofoyetan was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1997. Apart from being a lawyer, he has been actively involved in industrial security for more than 20 years of his life as an operative legal adviser to security companies, secretary to security associations, writer and resource person on different issues in security. He has attended several trainings and delivered lectures in and out of the country.

He is the present National General Secretary of the Association of Licensed Practitioners of Private Security of Nigeria (ALPSPN), the Chairman Board of Trustees World Initiatives Against Violence, Chairman Mediagate Communications Ltd and chiefly the Director General of International Institute of Professional Security (IIPS)

IIPS today adjudged the biggest security institute in Africa and the most formidable resource centre for industrial security, little wonder the Council of Fellows of the institute is made of credible professionals like the present Chief of Army Staff, Chief of Defence Intelligence, Chief of Naval Staff, Inspector General of Police, just to mention a few

IIPS is the first security institute to be accredited by the Federal Ministry of Education for the award of proficiency certificate in industrial security. The institute also has the International Accreditation Organisation (IAO), USA certification. It is also accredited by the National Council for Management Development (NCMD) and is in partnership with the South Africa Institute of Security (SAIS) and BTC Training (Africa Region), South Africa; International Training Academy, UK; International Security Association (ISA); and World Bodyguards Association, Switzerland.  It also has an established branch in the Republic of Tanzania. 

Barr. Tony Ofoyetan is greatly endowed in intellectual impactation and has severally been acknowledged as such.



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