Dr. Ola Salewa.
He served the United Nations as a Health consultant from 1994-1996.
Dr. Salewa Olafioye is a noted community organizer, human right activist par excellence and humanitarian. He is a member of many community, national and international based organizations and has served in many capacities including Founding President of Odua organization in Michigan (1990- 1992); President of Nigeria Foundation of Michigan (1992-1994); Cofounder of Ikale World Congress(IWC), presently serving as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. He was the Founder and founding president of the United African Community Organization (UACO), a 25 nation umbrella organization of various African countries. Presently he is serving as the Executive Director.
Dr. Olafioye is a pillar of transforming and enthronement of true democracy to Africa. He serves as President of Nigeria Forum for Democracy and is the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Democracy Alliance for Nigeria USA. He was designated Federal Cabinet Minister during the ill fated Mushood Kasimawo Abiola (MKO) regime. In 1995 after speaking out against the military suppression and inhuman treatment of people in Nigeria, he was held in-communicado by the military Junta of Abacha regime and was released at the intervention of the United Nations.
Dr. Olafioye presently works as a Health Consultant at the Detroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotion in Detroit Michigan. He also is a professor of Health Science and Nursing at Davenport University and Wayne County Community College. Dr. Olafioye is a father of three children. His oldest child, Olumide, who was invited to play for Nigeria basketball team in the Olympics in 2008 (China,) presently plays professional basketball in Europe. Middle son Jovan plays professional football for the BC Lions in Canada. Christopher is at Wilberforce University of Ohio. Dr. Olafioye resides in with his family in Lincoln Park Michigan. He hopes to retire in Nigeria in the immediate future. He owned and operated Heritage Hospital in Festac, in Lagos Nigeria.
Hobbies include listening to music, watching news, attending community activities, reading the Bible and playing golf.