Board & Management
The Board and Management of OMS group of companies consists of the following seasoned professionals who have distinguished themselves in their chosen fields:
Rear Admiral AOA Ikioda is a graduate of the Nigerian Military School, Zaria and the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife where he obtained a Bachelor of Engineering honours degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering.
As part of his demonstrable academic brilliance, Rear Admiral Ameen Ikioda was selected into the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna as a member of the 25th Regular Combatant Course where he graduated as a Naval Cadet, and was subsequently commissioned into the Nigerian Navy on 1 August 1982.
Since joining the Nigerian Navy, he has attended many courses within and outside Nigeria, some of which include: Sub-Lieutenant Technical Course in India, Junior Staff Course - Jaji, Officers’ Long Course (NNS QUORRA), Senior Staff Course – Jaji, Comparative Staff Course in Pakistan and the Senior Executive Course (SEC) 27, of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru - Jos.
Rear Admiral Ameen Ikioda (Rtd.) has amongst other executive appointments, held several command and staff appointments, some of which are WKO NNS BRASS, Staff Officer Grade 3 Signal Formation Unit, Staff Officer Grade 3 ECOMOG SIG GP 2 (Liberia), Chief Instructor Communication School NNS QUORRA, Officer In-charge Communication School NNS QUORRA, Executive Officer NNS ENYIMIRI, Staff Officer Grade 2 Officers NHQ, Staff Officer Grade 2 Operations NHQ, Directing Staff CSC Jaji, Staff Officer Grade 1 Communications NHQ and Commanding Officer NNS AGU.
Others positions of distinction held are Executive Officer NNS OKEMINI (Now NNS PATHFINDER), Chief Instructor Naval Wing NDA Kaduna, Chief Instructor Junior Course AFCSC Jaji, Chief Instructor Senior Course AFCSC Jaji, Deputy Commander Naval Logistics Corps Sapele, Director Plans NHQ, Commanding Officer NNS BEECROFT, Chief Staff Officer, Headquarters Eastern Naval Command, Director of Operations NHQ, Director of Logistics DIA, Chief of Logistics NHQ and Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command.
Rear Admiral Ikioda (Rtd.) has also served as a Resource Telecoms Engineer to NITEL Probe Panel in year 2000 and as a Directing Staff at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) in 2013. He was also the Chief of Policy and Plans at the Nigerian Naval Headquarters, Abuja. Until his retirement, he was the Chief of Administration at the Defence Headquarters, Abuja.
He is happily married with children and enjoys reading, playing Golf and listening to music.
Mr. Garth Dooley began his working career as a mining engineer having graduated from Ware College, Hertfordshire, England. Years later, he was contracted by the first Executive Governor of Edo State in 1991 as a consultant in Urban Planning and Construction. He has worked in Nigeria for the past 20 years.
Mr. Dooley served as the Technical Director of the Madonna Organization where he planned, coordinated and successfully completed the airport upgrade for Chevron Texaco. He also served as a consultant to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and has been involved in a number of successful projects in the Niger Delta region.
He is one of the founders of Ocean Marine Security Ltd and, as the first Managing Director, oversaw its rapid growth. Mr. Dooley is also a Director of several other companies, including PPP Fluid Mechanics Limited, Ocean Marine Tankers Limited, Integrated Energy Distribution and Marketing Limited, Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company Plc and Yola Electricity Distribution Company Plc.
Eseosa holds a Master’s degree in Human Resources Management from the University of Wales, UK, a first degree in Business Administration and a Diploma in Social Development and Administration both from the University of Lagos.
Chuma is a professional Engineering Management Executive with a distinguished military career in the Nigerian Navy. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, post graduate diploma in Management from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Specialist studies in Weapons/Controls Engineering from the Royal Naval Engineering College, Manadon, Plymouth in the United Kingdom and Master’s Degree in Defense and Strategic Studies from the National Defense University, Islamabad, Pakistan.