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Idowu, the Financial Director of Ibile Holdings Limited is a chartered Accountant and a Barrister at Law and he is saddled with the responsibility of overseeing the Finance and Investment portfolio of the company. His last appointment before joining Ibile Holdings in September was with Lagos State Internal Revenue Service.
He attended St. Anthony’s Grammar School and Ijebu-Ode Grammar School for O Levels. Idowu had his A levels at Remo secondary school, Sagamu in 1980. In 1984, he graduated from the University of Lagos where he was awarded the Bachelor of Science, B.Sc. (Hons.) in Accounting. In 1985, he interned at Sulaimon & Co as the senior Audit trainee and eventually became an associate of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) IN 1988.
Idowu began his career at Union Beverages Ltd (Pepsi) in 1987 as the internal auditor and quickly rose to the position of the Plant Accountant. In 1991, he joined Amicable Bank of Nigeria Ltd as accounts officer and became Deputy Manager before leaving in 1998. He joined Magnum Trust Bank Limited in 1998 as Head of operations. He was also Head of Marketing and Branch Manager during his time at Magnum Trust Bank. During this period, he won the award for the best Branch Manager in deposit liability of over 100 Million in savings deposit 2003. During the consolidation of banks, Idowu moved to Sterling bank as the Branch Manager, Oba Akran Branch which he later left in 2006.
In 2007, Idowu pioneered De-Mike Trust Limited, an accounting/audit and consultancy service firm which dealt majorly with advisory services and formation of policies for various organizations. He was the Chief Executive Consultant at the firm.
His adventure in Law began while he was still in the banking sector as a part time student at the Lagos State University, Ojo where he graduated and was awarded the Bachelor of Laws, L.L.B(Hons) in 2002. Idowu completed the mandatory one year professional training at the Nigerian Law School, Abuja in 2008 and during this period, he had his vocational Legal Practice Experience with Akin Elegbede & Seun Omotoba Legal Practitioners respectively. On finishing at Law School Abuja Idowu attended Lagos State University Ojo, for Masters of Law (L.L.M) in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution. His thesis has since been submitted.
He is also an Associate of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He is an assessor of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Chartered Institute of Taxation Nigeria (CITN).