Meet The Team

Eloka Monyei – MD/CTO

Eloka Monyei holds a B.Eng. in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from Madonna University, Elele and also holds several certifications from the Tech Industry. He is a member of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria and is also a member of the Nigerian society of Engineers.

He started his career in the Technology industry in 2008 during his internship training, where he played a key role at the ICT Training School as well as setting up of new project sites. He has also worked several tech companies on various projects designing, managing and implementing of Smart Home Technology before starting up Elmargyn in 2012.

Successfully completed hundreds of ELV installations including the surveillance and access control system at CBN Ado-Ekiti, Surveillance, IP Telephony and Access controlat LASACO Assurance head office Ikeja, Structured cabling and Saudi Arabian Embassy and Ambassador’s residence Abuja alongside numerous residential projects. Currently heading the MEP services team working on the 97 homes in the 6th&9th Avenue Mabushi Abuja.

Eloka is the MD of Elmargyn Global Ltd and a Director in 6th&9th Ltd, he possesses a wealth of experience in the Electrical and Technology industries as well as other sub-sectors.

Tayo Falana – Director

Tayo Falana has over fifteen years professional experience working in the field of Telecoms, Information Technology/Systems design and Analytics, Research Studies, Capacity Building, Project management and appraisal. His work has taken him through the country, exposing him to unique challenges of solving business problems and providing technology interventions across the different zones of Nigeria. Having spent the better part of his career in consulting, he has managed multi-functional teams to deliver on projects that meet client objectives. He has built teams of professionals both from within and outside his firm that have successfully worked to deliver on client objectives.

With an excellent working knowledge of Project methodologies and operational techniques, Tayo has managed several full cycle projects for clients both in the Nigerian public and private sectors consulted for multilateral donor organizations such as the World Bank, European Union, Microsoft, Intel, and the McArthur foundation.

He has led several turn-key projects from Design to completion and commissioning and has managed professionals and mentored consultants using clear definition of goals and roles to aid performance while encouraging initiatives that foster team togetherness and project success.

A trained Electrical Electronics Engineer, he holds a Masters degree in Information and Business Strategy from the University of Surrey, Guildford United Kingdom. He is a high level resource that has obtained industry certifications in various fields of Information Technology from leading providers such as Cisco, Microsoft, IBM and Project Management Certification from PMI, amongst several.

He has led several full cycle projects from Design through implementation managing professionals and mentoring consultants using clear definition of goals and roles to aid performance while encouraging initiatives that foster team togetherness and project success.

Recently, Tayo also worked in a Strategic Advisory role, providing Consulting Services to the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Budget and Planning, providing valuable insight in the development of various Government Policies and Programmes, including the development of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), National Monitoring and Evaluation Strategy, as well as the Review of the National Infrastructure Master plan (NIIMP). Tayo brings onboard Elmargyn core expertise in I.T infrastructure.

Lawrence Akinrulie – Director
Lawrence Akinrulie is the MD/CEO of 6th & 9th Ltd. He is a Co-founder at Dynasty Real Estate Ltd (DRE) where he pioneered multi facet real estate development and construction. While he was the MD at DRE, Lawrence successfully championed the co-financing and development of housing units across various districts in Nigeria and specifically in Life camp area of Abuja, Kubwa area of Abuja, Guzape area of Abuja, Karmo area of Abuja, Galadimawa area of Abuja, Wuye area of Abuja and Agege area of Lagos, with a development and exit period between 7- 12 months. With his vast experience in Real Estate and Financial Services, Mr. Akinrulie was Group Head, Products and Marketing, at New Prudential Mortgage Bank Ltd, where he oversaw Northern operations until December 2014; securing over N1bn National Housing Fund offer from Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria.
Prior to that, he worked in several key capacities at ASO Savings and Loans Plc (ASO), where he worked at Treasury & Business Development Dept., Funds & Asset Management Dept., Risk Management Dept., Asset Banking Group, Real Estate Investment Banking Group, Home Finance Dept., also an AdHoc staff engaged with KPMG in restructuring ASO operating model and his last position at ASO was as Head, Property Sales and Inventory Management overseeing over N30bn worth of the bank’s assets.

He has also worked for Asset & Resource Management (ARM) and Hallmark Assurance. Mr. Akinrulie holds a B.Tech. degree from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, and an MBA from the Business School Netherlands with a distinction in Financial Management Module. He is also certified in numerous specialty areas, including consumer & real estate lending, strategic business & financial modelling, credit risk analysis and International Financial Reporting.

Lawrence is a Hospitality and Real Estate expert with unique designs and concept, re-creating the real estate and hospitality space in Nigeria.


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