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Olayemi Ejemai (Ph.D., FCCA, FCA, FCTI)

Olayemi Ejemai (Ph.D., FCCA, FCA, FCTI) was nominated for the 2021 outstanding contribution by an individual to Literacy by the World Literacy Award. She is an author of over 14 children’s picture storybooks, including Nigeria`s first picture book trilogy and the CEO of BooksbyEMO. She`s a mother of 3 wonderful children, and a wife to Oluwaseun Ejemai. She is also a fellow of Association of Chartered Accountants, Institute of Chartered accountant of Nigeria, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.

She is currently a student at the University of Kent MBA programme, and she is a scholar of the Women in Leadership at Kent Business School. Her working experience spans over several industries including Entertainment, Academia, Oil and Gas and Public Sector. She hopes to move into the academia, full time. Olayemi is at her best when she is reading and writing. She loves to spend time with her family, visiting places, traveling the world, and learning new things.
She recently published two articles titled: Companies Income, Custom and Excise Duty Tax Gap and Infrastructural Development in Nigeria; and Value Added Tax Gap and Capital Expenditure over Economic Services in Nigeria.

Olayemi is passionate about empowering everyone around her, particularly children. She believes in grooming children to be confident, independent, and responsible adults.

Her children’s books are morally conscious and inclusive, bearing in mind the Nigerian culture and international environment. They strive to communicate deep messages concisely and in an interesting way. Olayemi presently, has fourteen (14) published children’s picture books, including Nigeria’s first picture book trilogy. She also has several unpublished books that she hopes to publish in the nearest future.

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