Who are we?

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Sylvain Malrieu

Principal

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Nadine Grandperrin

Director of The Primary School

Willy Stienne

Administrative and Financial Director

Olufunke Bowoto

Deputy Principal

Ayisat Abimbola

Executive Assistant

Ayofe Akanbi

Senior Education Advisor

Massetou Kra

Deputy Administrative and Financial Director

Bosun Oke

IT Manager

Funmilayo Sonibare

Accountant and Compliance Officer

Obina Francis

Head of Security

Sylvain Malrieu, Principal

Nadine Grandperrin, Director of The Primary School

Willy Stienne, Administrative and Financial Director

Administrative and financial director of the Lycée Français de Lagos since September 2017. National education official for over twenty years, I have worked in many French establishments from north to south of France. This expatriation is an incredible experience in an institution whose values and dynamism motivate me every day to provide students and their parents with the services they deserve.

Olufunke Bowoto, Deputy Principal

I have been working in LFLP since March 2003. I started in the student affairs department called Vie Scolaire as one of the surveillants. Education is paramount in the development of any nation building and I am very happy for the privilege given to me to contribute my quota.

Ayisat Abimbola, Executive Assistant 

I am a Nigerian born in Côte d’Ivoire. A graduate of the University of Besancon – France. I joined the school in 2007 as the Executive Assistant.  I have had a rewarding and fulfilling moment working in this international school of excellence. Totally convinced of the excellent education offered here in LFLP, I have chosen the school for all my children. I believe this choice will make them citizens of world and give them an edge over their peers in the global competition. The multilingual profile given to them and the universal values taught in LFLP will surely help them stand out anywhere. 

Ayofe Akanbi, Conseiller Principal d’Education

Je suis d’origine Nigériane, née en côte d’ivoire. J’ai été recruté en 2015 en tant que surveillant à la vie scolaire. J’occupe actuellement le poste de Conseiller Principal d’Education.
je suis chargé du bon déroulement de la vie scolaire et je contribue à mettre les élèves dans les meilleures conditions d’apprentissage !

Massetou Kra, Deputy Administrative and Financial Director

She has spent almost 12 years within the financial domain of the French school what she knows well and give her best to achieve her job with professionalism.
A graduate from INPHB a famous Polytechnique university in Cote d’Ivoire, she also holds a French Diploma in Financial and Accountant studies. She recently obtained the international Certificate in Corporate Finance from the prestigious HEC Paris. Before joining the French school, she has worked as an accountant at NESTLE Ivory Coast. She believes in French education system and that is why she enrolled her children. The LFLP is a school of excellence, where the staff is well selected, skilled, experienced and regularly trained. 

Bosun Oke, IT Manager,

“If truly you know the job, language should not be a barrier”, this statement by the consultant that recruited me for the school has really kept me going and this challenge has paradoxically been the most exciting experience. I am an Information Systems generalist across platforms and technologies – Cisco, Microsoft, Linux, programming, Security/Firewalls, as well as Hardware; and across sectors – IT, Consulting, Banking and FMCG. A graduate of Computer Science and Engineering and a certified network and systems administrator of ten years’ experience.

Sandra Toubeau Odofin , Nurse

I joined the LFLP in Lagos in 2016. I obtained my Bachelor’s degree in Nursing at the Hautes Ecoles Galilée de Bruxelles followed by a CAPi, a Master’s degree in Public Health and a specialty in Oncology and Palliative Care. Passionate about health care, human relations, research and education, I have been able to work in different health care sectors but also in education. My main objective is to develop the different stakes in “Health Education for All”.

Funmilayo Sonibare, Accountant and Compliance Officer

An experienced Tax, Account and Admin Personnel with over 10years experience. Prior to Joining French School as an Accountant and Compliance Officer, I have worked as a Tax & HR Manager in Noland’s Nigeria for 7years. I have diverse experience in Taxation, Payroll, Customer Service, Administrative and HR Management.
I had my professional training with Ernst & Young in Advisory and Audit Department. A graduate of the prestigious University of Ibadan where I obtained Bachelor of Arts in French and also obtained Masters in Diplomacy & Strategic Studies from University of Lagos. A Full member of the Chartered Institute of Administration and also recently obtained CITN diploma certification (Chartered Institute of Taxation) in Tax Audit and Investigation.

Obinna Francis, Head of Security

The head of security of LFLP for 7 years and professionally a safety specialist for 12 years with certifications from the Institute of Safety professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) and B.Tech. degree in Maritime Management Technology from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri. As a safety specialist and a certified Chief Security Officer with a reliable professional team of guards including armed policemen, all safety matters of the LFLP are our paramount concerns and it is our outmost priority to ensure the safety and security of students and staff of LFLP.

Ayofe Akanbi, Senior Education Advisor

I am of Nigerian origin, born in Côte d’Ivoire. I was recruited in 2015 as a school supervisor. I currently hold the position of Senior Education Advisor.
I am responsible for the smooth running of school life and I help put students in the best learning conditions!