Mr John Aondohemba Tseayo

Leadership, Stories 31/05/2020 by Akaafele

Mr John Aondohemba Tseayo was the Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Benue State in the 2019 general elections; a farmer and co-founder of St. Isidore Farms Limited and sports enthusiast with about 16 years professional work experience in specialised fields in Marketing, Business Development, Operations and Human Resources Management across different industries in Nigeria.

John firmly believes that Benue State and indeed Nigeria can be better in our lifetime if only we take leadership as service to humanity in deeds and words and not just as a mere slogan.

His last engagement in the private sector before venturing into politics was as Operations Manager with Nesto Aviation Services Limited-a sister company to Nestoil Limited which is a foremost Nigerian indigenous oil services company operating in the upstream sector.

Part of his 6 years success story at Nesto Aviation was moving the company from a department under Nestoil to a stand-alone aviation company and the successful certification by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) as an Airline Operator Certificate (AOC) holder.

John was instrumental to the commencement of the construction of a private hangar for the company at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Domestic wing and was saddled with the responsibility of managing assets running into billions of naira. 

Prior to joining the Nestoil Group, he worked with United Mortgage Limited for a little over 5 years (Mortgage Bankers-now Providus Bank) and held several positions including Head of Business Development, Head, NHF & Mortgages and was a pioneer Branch Manager of the bank’s Festac Branch in Lagos, he also served as Branch Manager at the Bank’s Head Office Branch in Victoria Island.

Mr Tseayo holds a B.Sc in Physics from the Benue State University, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) licensed Flight Dispatcher, a certificate as Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO) and has attended various training and seminars in the aviation, banking and leasing industry.

John and Deve Tseayo © I am Benue 2020

He is married to Deve Tseayo and their union is blessed with 3 children (2 girls and 1 boy). A devout catholic and firm believer that every human being should be treated with fairness and justice because every human is created in the image and likeness of God. 

John is currently a Human Resources Consultant for the GBFoods Africa Capillarity Team in Nigeria and is involved in the daily running of St. Isidore Farms and engages his spare time in developing Youths and his community. He is also very passionate about issues of growth, service delivery and thrives on the freedom to act and take responsibility for bottom-line results.

John firmly believes that Benue State and indeed Nigeria can be better in our lifetime if only we take leadership as service to humanity in deeds and words and not just as a mere slogan.

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