Mission Leader•Lagos State•Nigeria•Joined January 16, 2020
Temitope, contested and won the inaugural Miss Environment in Nigeria (2006) hence her title as “The Environment Queen”. In 2008, Mrs Okunnu pioneered and organized the first ever United Nation’s World Environment Day celebration in collaboration with the Lagos State Ministry of the Environment and United Nations Environment Program Kenya.
She is the founder of FABE International Foundation and EcoSchools Nigeria, a not-for-profit, environmental health and sustainability advocacy organization, passionate about the establishment and improvement of a conscious generation committed and dedicated to the conservation, sustainability, and protection of the environment.
Temitope Okunnu was awarded and declared a Youth Mentor by Strategy for Mentoring and Leadership Empowerment U.S.A in 2018, she is credited with introducing Environmental-health as a concept to Nigeria, collaborated with many international and local organizations in implementing sustainable development projects , recognized by Face of Trek Africa Women Awards for her exemplary leadership style and for being a role model to the youths, and recently commended by the Lagos State Ministry of Environment for her role in promoting a cleaner and healthier Lagos. She is a member of the Recyclers Association of Nigeria and United Nations Global Forum on food Security and Nutrition.
She is currently the Ambassador of Noiseless Lagos, an honor she accepted from the Lagos State Ministry of Environment (E.P.A.) in May 2019.