CO-PASTOR – PASTOR SARAH OLUBI JOHNSON, (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
Sarah Olubi Johnson, a hand-maiden of the LORD with prophetic grace, and her husband, Pastor Olubi Johson, founded Lifeforte in 1990. Sarah continues to serve as the CEO and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Lifeforte International High and Junior Schools. She is also the CEO and Managing Director of Biscordint Travels and Lifeforte Holdings and Investments.
She is the Vice-Chairperson Board of Trustees Elyon Koinonia Estate Developers Limited, Living Mercy Voice Foundation, a charity organization established by Scripture Pasture Christian Centre and Lifeforte Scholarship Foundation.
Sarah holds a Second Class Honours Upper Division Bachelors degree in English from the University of Jos and a Masters degree in English from the University of Ibadan where she specialized and earned a Ph.D in phonology. Prior to founding Lifeforte, Sarah was a lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Ibadan.
Sarah Olubi Johnson, has made significant contributions to improving educational opportunities for children in Africa and beyond. With over 30 years of experience in education, business and management, her unparalleled success as an educationist and astute businesswoman has earned her several accolades most notably the PSR Woman of Merit Gold Award, Leadership in Nigeria Education Gold Award, Grand Award for Productivity in Africa and a nomination for the TimeNews Development Achievers Merit Gold Award. Sarah was also the guest speaker at the Diamond Bank Plc 22nd Nationwide Business Xpress Seminar.
Under Sarah’s leadership, Lifeforte has grown from a vision into one of the best international schools in Africa with outstanding award-winning students and alumni who are impacting Nigeria, Africa, and the world.
Sarah is the author of the best seller business book “Dare to Dream and Succeed in a Harsh Economic Climate, RECESSION – RECOVERY”, a collaborative work with TELL Magazine. The Book both practical and inspiring, purchased in 2013 by First Bank Nigeria Plc has been used as a manual in the bank’s Small and Medium Scale Entrepreneurial program. The book has also been impressively sponsored by Ogun State government and Nestoil Plc.
On pro bono basis, to promote good fundamental work and business ethics amongst Nigerian Youths, Sarah has also been a guest speaker at Lagos and Ogun State National Youth Service Camps and distributed the books on a large scale to Youth Corpers in Lagos, Ogun, Ondo and Ekiti States. Furthermore, Law School Students in Abuja are also recipients of this pro bono distribution.
Sarah, a lover of youths, also delivered a keynote address on her passion ‘Excellence’ at the Annual Personality Lecture and Honours Day of the University of Ibadan Medical Students Association, and more recently held a seminar on ‘Building a Successful Business in Nigeria’s Challenging Environment’ and made a book presentation at The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Young ‘Agripreneurs’ Event.