Michael Gbolahan Peters


Member: Egba-Yewa Descendants Association Washington DC

A holder of a BA (Hons) in Public Administration from the prestigious ABU Zaria, Nigeria, an MA (Public Admin/Criminal Justice) from Walden University USA, a (PHF) of the Rotary International and a Philanthropist Extra-Ordinary.

Mr. Peters is currently the Director of Socials/Welfare of the Egba National Association USA/Canada, a Past President of the Egba Yewa Descendant Association (EYDA) Washington DC USA, the current Activities Director of the Alliance of Yoruba Clubs and Organizations, President/CEO Grand Mission Consult, USA, DeCharis Multi-Purpose Nigerian Limited, Intertwined Hands Linking Dreams Inc USA (a 501(c)(3) organization).

Mr. Peters hails from the popular Peters family of Itoko in Abeokuta South Local Government Area of Ogun State. He graduated from Onitolo Community Grammar School Surulere Lagos and briefly practiced Judo and Wrestling with the Ogun State Sports Council Ijeja and a contingent of Ogun State at the Kwara `85 sports festival, before enlisting into the Nigerian Army in 1987. During his Basic training at the Depot Nigerian Army Zaria, Mr. Peters displayed exemplary skills, thus he was retained and seconded as an instructor to new intakes, (he was the first Yoruba indigen to emerge as the best in military drills). He served meritoriously in the Army as a Coach/Instructor and active Judo, Wrestling and Taekwondo athlete where he won numerous laurels as an Army and Armed Forces Champion.

Mr. Peters migrated to the United States in 2002 after discharging honorably after fifteen (15) years to the service of his motherland Nigeria and has worked as a Correctional Officer and a Police officer in the State of Maryland. He is currently self-employed, married to Mary Olabisi Peters from Ilogbo Ekiti Nigeria and both are blessed with wonderful children.