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How Eniola Salu Akintunde Became The Queen of Gemstone

She is in a happy mood right now. It’s her birthday on Tuesday 18th June. She is now 45. And she has every reason to celebrate. She has gone through a lot in the last few years to make her appreciate God the more.

She lost someone close to her to Cancer. And that changed her views about life.

It has been the grace of God that has kept her going up to this point. It has made her strong.

At 45 she has made a huge success of her life and career. She owns 2 thriving brands. One is Styles By Saennys while the other is Okuta of Iyebiye.

She recently told Citypeople online Fashion and beauty Magazine a little about what she does.

Eniola Salu Akintunde, the Founder of Niola Cancer Care Foundation and the CEO of Styles By Saennys is a Social architect, enterprising Goal getter with irresistible craving and passion for Social Responsibility.

In her Mid 40's, she is a Native of Agbede Town, Etsako West, Edo State. Eniola began her educational sojourn at Our Lady of Apostles Secondary School (OLASS),Yaba for her O' Levels.

After her stint as an Office Assistant between 1995 and 2001 at the University of Lagos Medical , she was later offered admission as a Student of Industrial Relations and Personnel Management at Unilag where she graduated in 2004.

With Passionate and Compassionate Commitment to the Cause of Cancers, Eniola Contributions together with her Team has made tremendous impact within the shortest period of establishing Niola Cancer Care Foundation (NCCF), the First Non Governmental organization in West Africa committed to Creating Unmatched awareness for Colorectal Cancer while advocating for Better Cancer Management and Control. Simultaneously, NCCF has been able to successfully organized two major annual events IJOYA and Spending Christmas Day with Cancer Warriors aimed at Educating, Enlightening, Supporting and advocating for Caring for Cancer Patients through show of Love and gifts.

It was not surprising in 2018 When Niola Cancer Care Foundation became a full member and Partner of the Global Colon Cancer Association (GCCA)  headquartered in USA for its immense Contributions towards ameliorating rate of death caused by colorectal Cancers.

As a gem that has carved a niche for  Enterprise, Creative and innovative business activities she established Styles By Saennys and OKUTA OF IYEBIYE , an award winning gemstone designs outfit.

 Founded over 15yrs ago, she design's handcrafted jewellery's using well polished and High grade precious and semi-precious gemstones Sourced around the world, As the first Nigerian designer to design Christmas tree with Beads. Eniola has represented and showcase her brand in different Local and International Exhibitions/Fairs.

Membership of Organization/Association of some organizations

She is an Ambassador and member of the Celebrity Drug Free Club of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Nigeria.

Our Lady of Apostles Secondary School Alumni – Old Girls Association (OLAOSA)
Public Relations Officer.
Nigeria Cancer Society( NCS)- Member
She has won several Awards and recognitions including the following:



Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation – Lagos State
Facilitator 2006 – 2009

She has trained over 2000 indigene in bead designing and crafts. Empowering women.

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