Engr. Gbenga Adebayo is the President and Founder of Royal FM 95.1Mhz. The first private FM Radio Station in Ilorin, North Central Nigeria. He is the Chairman of African Broadband Limited, owners of Royal FM, Royal Television Service and Royal Times of Nigeria Newspapers. He is the Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer of Communication Network Support Services Limited and CNSSL Contact Centre Limited a Leading Business Process Outsource Company in Telecom Network Engineering and Contact Centre Operations across Nigeria. He is the Chairman and Founder of Savannah Hotels and Resort Centre, Ilorin Nigeria and he is the Owner and Chief Farmer of Chesterfield Farms Limited.
Adebayo is the Chancellor of Premier Vocational Training Institute Nigeria. A foremost vocational training centre for middle Level Manpower development across trades in Nigeria. A founding Partner of Acoometi Premier Services (UK) limited, a Consultancy and Advisory Services Company registered in England and Wales. Adebayo is the current Chairman of the Association of Licensed Telecom Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), an industry association for all Telecommunications Operators in Nigeria. Membership of ALTON includes all the major telecommunications licenses in Nigeria, particularly those providing voice and data telephony as well as those providing ancillary and other related value added services.
The Author of Telecom in Nigeria, a role in the call, a book on telecommunications development in Nigeria (2006). A former General Manager of VGC Communications Ltd. Nigeria, a Private Telephone Operator and provider of digital fibre optic supported land line services, data communications and broadband internet services. A member of National Broadband Implementation Policy, Nigeria 2012 to date A member of Ministerial advisory Council, Abuja Nigeria A member of the Governing Board of Digital Bridge Institute Abuja – Nigeria A member of Telecom Industry Advisory Forum – ICAF A Member of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) Eminent Advisory Group on Number Portability A member of Nigeria National Communications Policy Review Committee An advisory council member of the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
A member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, A member of the Nigeria Institute of Management A member of the German Society of Radio Engineers, Member of the British Radio Science Association A patron of the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Students Society of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Nigeria A patron of the Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering Students Society of the Lagos State University, Lagos. A past President of Rotary Club of Victoria Garden City, District 9110 Nigeria, year 2003/2004. He was listed as one of 44 -Nigerian professionals in a media survey conducted about successful and eminent young Nigerian Chief Executives in a report on the ‘roadmap to the future, those who will make Nigeria Great again’ during Nigeria’s 44th Independence anniversary, in October 2004. Nigeria I-T and Telecom Digest Magazine described him as ‘Estimable’: The Newswatch Magazine described him as ‘Wiz Kid at the Top’ and The City People Magazine described him as a ‘Telecom Wizard’.
He is married and blessed with Temilolu and Morenike.