Mrs. Stella Odufisan-Oladunjoye has distinguished herself in the nursing profession. Her working life has been devoted to rendering patriotic service in healthcare delivery at the local government level.
Since the year 2008, she has served as Apex Chief Nursing Officer in Epe Local Government of Lagos State. Before that, she was Chief Nursing Officer in Ibeju/Lekki Local Government.
Between 2003 and 2006, Mrs. Odufisan-Oladunjoye was Assistant Chief Nursing Officer in Ikosi/Ejinrin Local Government. She was Principal Nursing Officer in Epe Local Government from 1992 to 2003 . She Worked in Mushin Local Government of Lagos State from 1990 to 1992 as Staff Nurse/Midwife. She was Staff Midwife in Epe Local Government from 1985 to 1990.
Stella was born on April 4, 1963 in Epe Town. However, her primary education was at St. Michael Primary School, Mushin from 1970 to 1976. She did her secondary school at the famous Methodist Girls’ High School, Yaba where she earned her West African School Certificate in 1981.
She went on to the Lagos State School of Midwifery, Ikoyi in 1982 and qualified as a State Registered Midwife (SRM) in 1984. The Lagos State School of Nursing, Ikoyi was where she trained between 1988 and 1989 and became a State Registered Nurse (SRN).
She enrolled at the Lagos State School of Public Health Nursing in 1991 and came out with a Diploma in Public Health Nursing in 1993. From the same institution, she bagged a Diploma for Community Health Officers in 1993 and Higher National Diploma (HND) in Public Health in the year 2003.
Mrs. Odufisan-Oladunjoye is currently studying for a degree in law at the National Open University of Nigeria. For a woman who has an undying thirst for knowledge and professional excellence, Stella Odufisan-Oladunjoye has won recognitions and honours on several fronts.
She won the recognition of Best Graduating Student, School of Public Health Nursing, Ikoyi, Lagos in 1993. She was Best Graduating Student of the United Bible University in 2013. That same year, she was conferred with the Eredo Grassroots Leadership Award for her contribution to the development of the community. In 2014, she won the Award of Excellence of Epe Students Solidarity Movement.
She was a member of the Medical Team of the Lagos State Christian Pilgrimage in 2013. She has the privilege of serving as Special Adviser on Community Matters to H.R.M., Oba Ayodele Aliru Kolawole, Ilufemiloye 1 of Poka Land.
It is in recognition of her contribution to national development in the field of Nursing, that Mrs. Stella Odudolapo Odufisan-Oladunjoye is deemed worthy to be conferred with the Woman of Merit Gold Award.