:: Management Team

The school leadership is responsible for formulating general school policies and ensuring compliance, and is made of the following professionals.

Meet our Management Team


Mrs. Halima E. Oke
Director of Schools

Mrs Halima Oke is the Founder and Director of Halifield Schools (Pre-School, Elementary and College). She is a qualified and seasoned educationist as well as a management expert. She has 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.

Her desire has always been to bring out the best in everyone; to make learning fun for children and a rewarding experience for teachers.
Tola has attended several trainings within and outside Nigeria and has been in management and training for over a decade.
Tola is an effective learner 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.
Maxim: Anything worth doing, is worth doing well; do it with passion or not at all.


Mrs. Mariam Akinrinmade
Head of Corporate Services

 Mrs. Akinrinmade has worked with children, especially teenagers, for 13 years as a tutor and subject teacher. She has a B.Sc. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park in the United States. Her passion and love for children far outweighs groundwater hydrology.
Mrs. Akinrinmade leads a team which liaises and manages relationships with all stakeholders of Halifield Schools. They recall the Dream, team up to improve the Reality and plan for and work towards the Possibilities.
 Maxim: Education is the most powerful weapon for changing the World. 
 Nelson Mandela


Ms. Patricia Okafor
Head of Administration

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 endeavours.

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.
Maxim: Every Child is Unique.


Mrs. Frances Osuchukwu
Vice Principal – College

Mrs F. Osuchukwu has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from the University of Nigeria, Nssuka (1991) as well as a Nigeria Certificate in Education (N.C.E.) from College of Education, Abraka (1985) She is a seasoned educator and has taught in different institutions both in Anambra and Lagos States.

She believes in the total education of the child and possesses the gift of motivating children to practice life skills, acquire confidence and develop good character. She has attended multiple training workshops and conferences in the United States, South Africa and Nigeria.


Mr. Adebanjo Adegbohun
Head of Quality Assurance

Mr. Banjo Adegbohun is a prodigious teacher, coach and trainer with over a decade experience in the classroom. He is the Head of Quality Control & Assurance at Halifield Schools, Lagos Nigeria. Banjo holds a university degree in Accounting from the Olabisi Onabanjo University and a Post Graduate Certificate from the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay. He works diligently to help students improve their creative and essay writing skills.

His passion, versatility, and resourcefulness have made him a teacher, facilitator and an inspiration to others. He is also a trained singer and composer. He is a proponent of 21st Century technology for teaching and learning.
Maxim: If anything is possible to imagine; then, it is possible to achieve.


Mrs. Osibodu Zainab
Head, Marketing and Customer Service

Mrs. Osibodu Zainab

Maxim: Children are the flame God has put in our world to make it glow; I have a responsibility to keep the flame alive or extinguished by my actions or in-actions.


Mr. Awotoruvwe Samuel
Head of Pastoral Care

Mr. Awotoruvwe Samuel Tekena is a seasoned mathematics teacher and has over 15 years experience working with students at primary and secondary levels. He is an examiner with WAEC and NECO as well as a qualified IGCSE Maths teacher. He holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Mathematics and Statistics as well as Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Administration and Planning from the University of Lagos, Akoka.

Mr. Sam has over 10 years working with children as a mentor and counselor. He’s passionate about discipline and raising distinct children.

Maxim: Educators are the only people who lose sleep over other people’s children.


Mr. Matthew Rotifa
Head of Finance

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.


Mr. Kola Oyelade
Head of Studies

Mr. Kola Oyelade has over 20 years experience teaching and motivating learners in various top schools all over the country and has a wealth of knowledge about children and their developmental stages. As a science graduate, he has successfully trained students, who have exceeded their potential through endless hours of coaching and mentoring.

Mr. Oyelade enjoys exploring new learning techniques through the  use of technology and other curricula around the world.

Maxim: Learn something new everyday, on purpose.