Meet the members of our leadership team at The Tribe of Marketplace Ministers.

The Tribe of Marketplace Ministers is a business person with a ‘market-place ministry’ call upon their life. He or she understands that there is a higher purpose to doing business, which is to preach the message of God’s Kingdom and to bring glory to the Father in heaven, through the respective entrepreneurial platforms they have been graced with. Thus, Entrepreneurship becomes the medium through which they execute the marketplace ministry call upon their lives


Below, you'd find the other members of our leadership team:

Damola Adelakun

Co-Founder The Tribe of Marketplace Ministers

Damola is the founder of Luvanex Group of Companies, managing over $25million in Real Estate Assets for investors in Atlanta, Georgia and Charlotte, North Carolina. He is the visionary behind Luvanex Foundation registered in Nigeria and the United States.

Damola is a devout Christian, a seasoned Real Estate Investor, a licensed Real Estate Broker, an accomplished Serial Entrepreneur, Husband, Father, and an avid World Traveler. He is highly skilled in the art of negotiations, project management, business strategy development and execution.

A true visionary with a deeply rooted love for solving the most critical problems Africa faces. He has pioneered and engineered the growth of several real estate related businesses in the international scene of various countries inclusive of the United States and Nigeria.

Emi Adelakun

Co-Founder The Tribe of Marketplace Ministers

Emi is a technology professional, Entrepreneur, Content creator & Kingdom builder based in Charlotte, NC (USA) who is passionate about Kingdom advancement and women development

Emi has worked in the Technology industry over the last 13 year and is currently a Cloud Solutions Strategy & Sales Lead managing a portfolio of enterprise clients in the Financial Services Industry on their Cloud transformation journey

In 2020, Emi launched Hadassah Sublime Botanical, a prestige hair care brand focused on creating clean, safe and effective plant based hair products to help women with textured hair grow healthy hair and ultimately embrace long term healthy hair practices

​ Emi is married to Damola and they are blessed with two children. Together, they are Co-Founders of The Tribe of Marketplace Ministers and King's Arrow

Yemi Akins

Continental Head - Africa

Dean Yemi Akins is a founding member of The Tribe of Marketplace Ministers. He is an Apostle, coach, mentor, entrepreneur and an excellent teacher of the word of God with a mandate from God to go and teach the prosperity of the word of God to his generation.

Minister Yemi is happily married and blessed with children.

Michael Nkrumah

Founding Committee - Africa

Michael Nkrumah is an Entrepreneur and the Managing Director of Sigma Export Promotion Ltd, Ghana with headquarters in Fenton, Missouri, USA.

He is the Director of Health for Ghana Cyber Group, a group of Ghanaian professionals in the Diaspora.

Michael is a strong believer in academic, technology and real estate programs between developed nations and developing economies.

Aku-udo Nwodika

West Africa and Nigeria Head

Aku-udo Kenechi Nwodika is an established community and clinical Pharmacist. She is the founder of Protrust Pharmacy Ltd, a leading pharmacy outlet in Nigeria. She has over 10 years of experience in her profession. Aku-udo is passionate about community healthcare and has contributed a lot for members of her local community in this regard.


Lesego Thombo

Country Leader, South Africa

Lesego Thombo is a God-fearing woman, wife, mother, and sister to many that come to her space. She is the founder of Divine Shema Skin Haven and IAM Prop Hub. Lesego is warm and kind with a welcoming approach in interacting with her clients. Lesego is a devoted MarketPlace Minister.



Judy Ochola

Country Leader, Kenya

Judy Ochola is the Founder of Schiloh Bakes, a pastry shop in Nairobi, Kenya. She is passionate about baked goods made with love, bringing joy and peace to every home. She is a banking industry veteran with over a decade of experience working with multinational banks in Customer Experience and Business Development. She is also a teacher of the word of God and a mentor who is passionate about helping young people find their identity in Christ.

David Kena

Country Leader, Ghana

David Kena has over 15 years of work experience in People Management, Customer Care, and Petroleum Downstream Management. He currently works in the Oil and Gas downstream industry as the Eastern Regional Manager of the National Petroleum Authority in Ghana. David is happily married and blessed with 3 Children.




Mercy Obe

Community Leader, Nigeria

Mercy Ochigbo-Obe was born in Kaduna state, Northern Nigeria. She is a daughter of God, and the wife to Ochigbo Fred Obe and their marriage is blessed with three lovely children. Mercy is a committed member of The Tribe, and heads the Outreach department. She enjoys traveling and serving God.

Naa Djama Ekuban

Community Leader, Ghana

Naa Djama Ekuban is married with three children. She is currently a director at Sarkss Clothing, having previously garnered experiences in investment banking and customer care. She has a heart devoted to Christ.

Vincent Ochola

Community Leader, Kenya

Vincent Ochola is an experienced finance and risk professional with over 15 years hands on experience. He is a believer in Jesus Christ, a husband and a father of 2 children. He does enjoy following basketball and football.

Stephen Nyaega

E-Groups General Coordinator

Stephen Nyaega is a Kenyan fragrance connoisseur and freelance business consultant with a 19-year track record in sales and customer service across diverse sectors, including publishing, banking, telecommunications, and perfumery. He specializes in helping SMEs discover their purpose and generate meaningful social impact.




Eromina Okwuzigwu

Breakthrough Centres Coordinator

Eromina Okwuzigwu is a Nigerian trained Sales & Marketing Strategist with over 10 years of experience in Sales, Business Development, Branding and Marketing, Social Media Strategy and Business Consulting. She holds a Post-Graduade Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management from National Institute of Hospitality & Tourism Management (NIHOTOUR) Abuja and also a Master's Degree in Environmental & Public Health from the great University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State. She is a devoted marketplace minister. Eromina is married and blessed with two beautiful children.

Titi Allaputa

Podcast Producer

Titi Allaputa is a Pharmacist, Filmmaker and Creative Entrepreneur who creates and develops contents for film and television. Her sole purpose is to Represent Christ and do entrepreneurship and life just as it is in heaven. She has produced, directed and managed various film and television projects aired on platforms like DSTV, IrokoTV , Star Times, Africa Movie Channel etc. Few of her special passion projects like The Boy Child Project and The Pick Up have been privileged to screen internationally and locally at film festivals such as Indie View, Real time International Film Festival, Silicon Valley African International Film Festival etc.