Adeleye - Peter Olugbenga

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Olugbenga Adeleye is the CEO, Youth Crime Watch of Nigeria, an NGO in Special consultative status with UN ECOSOC. Adeleye founded Youth Crime Watch of Nigeria in the year 2002 having left his managerial position System Development Administrator at CHI Limited Ajanla Farms, a multinational company he worked with for close to a decade. He is also the Abuja Regional Manager of the Institute of Public Diplomacy & Management.
His work ranging from prevention education to ICT/Internet Training to young people, children, women and girls in the rural communities. He has facilitated series of workshops and seminars both at the local and regional levels. He is the convener of the first ever Africa Regional Youth Crime Prevention & Development Conference scheduled for Abuja, Nigeria (see www.secureafrica2012.org). He has served as Panel Discussant during Child Online Protection and Cybersecurity session facilitated by ITU and ECPAT Internet, Internet Governance Forum, Nairobi, 27-30 September 2011, Keynote speaker at the West Africa Regional Youth Crime Prevention Conference in Accra, Ghana in 2010 and several other national events on cybercrime, cybersecurity and Internet fraud focus conference. He has participated in the World Summit on Information Society Forum since 2003 till date and the Sessions of the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development 2009 till date.
Adeleye is a committed young man whose interest is on changing lives and makes impacts in this generation. He holds diplomas from Microgold Computer College, now Microgold College of Technology, Ibadan, Nigeria, Faith Institute of Evangelism & Leadership Training, Ibadan, Nigeria; Certificate in Conflict Analysis, Certificate in Negotiation & Conflict Management, Certificate in InterFaith Conflict Resolution from the United States Institute of Peace, Washington DC, USA, B.Sc. Information Technology from Almeda University, Boise, Indianapolis, USA, B.Sc. Computer Science (In View), National Open University of Nigeria, M.Sc. Human Resources Development, Life Leadership University, USA and Ph.d. (In view) Life Leadership University, USA.

He has won several local and international awards includes Gold Medal Honours, Ondo State Football Competition (1995), International Casey Extra Mile Award by Youth Crime Watch of America    2004 – 2005; Rebrand Nigeria Youth Ambassador Award  (2009), National Peace Academy Scholarship (2012).

Member of professional and international organizations which includes Licentiate Member, The Institution of Analysts and Programmers, UK; Member, National Anti-Corruption Coalition (NACC); Full Member, Institute of Public Diplomacy and Management; Full Member, International Society of Criminology; Associate Member, Association for Fundraising Professionals; Member, United Nations Global Alliance on ICT for Development; Member, World Summit on Sustainable Development – Youth Caucus; Member, International CPTED Association, Canada; Member, International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners, Inc., USA; Member, Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action; Member, ACE Electoral Knowledge Network; Member, AAE Empower Africa;

He’s passionate about Nigeria and Africa as he has been involved in series of activities and projects within Nigeria, Africa and the world. He has coordinated, monitored and observed General and Bye-Elections in Nigeria in 1999 – 2012 with the use of social media and Internet Technology.