To train the child totally to be distinct and confidently face the future.

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School Leadership


Mrs. Halima E. Oke
Director of Schools

Mrs Halima Oke is the Founder and Director of Halifield Schools. She is a qualified and seasoned educationist, as well as a management expert. She has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Ahmadu Bello University and the University of Lagos, respectively.

She worked for several years in the education sector, and also as a manager at the National Universities Commission (NUC). She resigned from the Commission and established Halifield Elementary School in 1996. She believes in laying a solid educational foundation, for young minds, for lifelong learning. Mrs. Oke has a strong taste for standard, quality, and uniqueness without compromise.


Mrs. Tola Wyse
Head of schools

Mrs. Tola Wyse is an English Arts graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife, Nigeria. She trained as an Early Years Practitioner at The University College, Chester.

Mrs. Wyse is an astute educationist and educational researcher, a trainer with a penchant for teacher motivation and development. She is equipped with experience spanning over 22 years.

She is an effective educator and researcher who consistently seeks new ways to help educators grow and develop through professional development so that they stand out as professionals who make a positive impact in the lives of children they teach.

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Mrs. Mariam Akinrinmade
School Administrator

Mariam Akinrinmade is a graduate of Environmental Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park. She has had extensive work experience managing Engineering Projects in Maryland USA.

She was worked at Halified Schools for over 12 years and is the School Administrator.

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Ms. Patricia Okafor
Head, Health, Safety and Environment

Ms. Patricia Okafor is a seasoned teacher and administrator. Patricia holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Olabisi Onabanjo University (formally Ogun State University) Ago Iwoye in Ogun State Nigeria. Her teaching experience spans 15 Years. Her passion for mentoring young minds is to be reckoned with. This passion has translated into inspiring great confidence in her students which has helped them in their various endeavors.

She is a disciplined planner and executor of school processes and ensures all non-academic sections are run with military precision. She has attended various educational development workshops and conferences in the United States, South Africa and Nigeria.

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Mr. Adebanjo Adegbohun
Head, Quality Assurance

Adebanjo Paul Adegbohun is an accomplished educator with over 20 years of teaching experience. He is versatile and multi-talented with a penchant for technology, creative writing, music, and sports. He exudes a passion for teaching and personal development.
Banjo is an alumnus of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria, and the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, USA.
He is the Head of Quality Assurance at Halifield Schools where he engages with students and teachers on daily basis to improve the quality of teaching and learning.

Mrs. Osibodu Zainab
Head of Admissions and Marketing

Mrs Zainab Osibodu is a graduate of Communications and Telecommunications Management from Towson University, Maryland, and Morgan State University USA

She has over 14 years of experience in Communications, Sales, Content Marketing, Brand Management, and Research in companies such as PFC Energy, NBC, Carefirst Bluecross Blueshield in Washington Dc, Airtel Nigeria, Nestle Nigeria, Mnet Africa, MainOne Cable.

She currently heads the Admissions and Marketing department at Halifield Schools and is passionate about driving enrollment in the school.

Mr. Matthew Rotifa
Head of Audit

Mr. Matthew Rotifa has over 20 years experience in the financial and educational sectors, working in different capacities in a bid to blend his two passions. He has a B.Sc. in Accounting and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education as well as several professional affiliations related to the financial and educational world. He is also a WAEC and NECO examiner and has vast knowledge of IGCSE and A/L examinations.

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Mrs. Cornelia Ohiro

Mrs Cornelia Ohiro possesses excellent communication skill and the ability to innovate using technology to creatively bring to light the best in students. An excellent team player and forward looking to always achieve outstanding results for students and self.


B.A Linguistics (University of Benin), PGDE (University of Lagos), Certificate in Leadership (University of South Africa)

Abass J.  Morayo
Upper Elementary Coordinator

Mr Morayo Abass is a seasoned Educationist with many years experience. He has an N.C.E., Diploma in Desktop publishing, B. ED, M. ED (In view). He is very resourceful and creative and has a profound sense of dedication. He is the Upper Elementary Coordinator.

Gbemisola Irede-Daniel
Deputy Head Teacher, Elementary

Mrs Gbemisola Irede-Daniels is a dedicated and highly motivated teacher whose passion for teaching and learning rubs off on all her pupils.

With a BSc. in education and over a decade of classroom teaching experience, she is constantly seeking new ways of motivating pupils and teachers to achieve their potentials in and outside the classroom.

She believes strongly that no child should be left behind, but all must be guided to question the norms while they aspire to become independent life-long learners.

Maxim: “I shall pass this way but once; any good that I can do or any kindness I can show to any human being; let me do it now. Let me not defer nor neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.” ― Etienne de Grellet