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Osayuki Jackson Obaseki was born to Chief Osayuki Obaseki the Pioneer Chairman of the Nigeria Football League and the Ohe of Benin Kingdom. His Paternal Grandfather was the Esama of Benin and a Member of the British Empire (MBE) and his paternal Great grand-Father was the paramount ruler of Benin Kingdom between 1897 to 1912 and also the Iyase of Benin. His Mother Dnss Taiba Obaseki nee Garrick was an industrious Business Woman whose Father, Barr David Ladipo Garrick an oxford trained Lawyer of Seirra Loane descent, was the first African to be Lawyer to Texaco Oversee and Cadbury United Kingdom. His Maternal Great-Grand Father Stanley Garrick was appointed to run Benin Postal service system in 1923.

 Osayuki Jackson Obaseki started his formative years in Benin City attending Tiny Tots Nursery and Primary School. After which he proceeded to St. Gregory’s College, Lagos where he became the Senior Prefect, the first in 14 years from Art or Commercial Class. Osayuki finished his secondary school education in 1995 and that same year got admission into Ambrose Alli University to do a Diploma in Public Administration. In 1997 he got Direct Entry into a bachelor in Public Administration where he graduated from in 2000.

 In 2002 Osayuki did his NYSC in Osun State with the College of Technology, Esa Oke. He completed his NYSC in 2003 and got employment with Bendel Breweries that same year. Not satisfied with Just a First degree Osayuki proceeded to the Prestigious Robert Gordon University to Study International Business in 2007 and graduated in 2008. Upon graduation he returned back to Nigeria in 2009 to work with Glo but lost the placement. In a twist of fate, he got appointed as an Assistant Registrar with the University of Benin in October of 2010 where he worked in several capacity including:


  • Staff Member, Publication and Documentation Unit Vice Chancellor’s Office
  • Staff of Protocol and Publications Unit Vice Chancellor’s Office
  • Head, Publication and Documentation, Vice Chancellor’s Office
  • Faculty Officer, Pharmacy.

Osayuki has served in Over 25 Committees in the University amongst

them are:

  • Quality Assurance Committee, Faculty of Pharmacy 2021
  • Faculty of Pharmacy Induction Committee 2021
  • Chairman National Sport Festival Committee, Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, 2021
  • Ceremonial Committee (2012-2020)
  • Member Nigeria Institute for Legislative and Diplomatic Studies Ceremonial Committee (2017-2020)
  • Combating Lassa Fever: A National Health Challenge by Prof. Denis Agbonlahor
  • 2016: Dwindling Oil Revenue: The Role of ENTREPRENEURSHIP within the Framework

of Government Policy and Good Governance by Godwin Obaseki 2016


Osayuki Obaseki is also the Convener of the University of Benin Professional Administrators   Conclave   where over 800 Professional Administrator has been trained. Osayuki has served on several boards including:

  • Vice Chairman Faith Mediplex Board 2018- Till date
  • Board Member University of Benin Water Factory 2019- 2021
  • Board Member, University of Benin Staff School 2019-2021
  • University of Benin Appointment and Promotion Board (Non-Academic) 2021 – 2023
  • Patron Nigeria Peace Corp
  • National Director Welfare and Hospitality Empowered Christian Men Fellowship Intl.
  • President, Mighty Men of Valor, CGMI
  • President, Burden Lifter Cooperative Faith Arena CGMI