Mrs. Patience Oluremi Addo, a Nigerian, was born at Port Harcourt, on the 21st of January 1964. She attended Oke-Ona Primary School, Iberekodo, Abeokuta, from 1970-1975; Ahmaddiya Grammar School, Osogbo from 1975-1978; Ife Oluwa Grammar School, Osogbo, from 1978-1980. She then proceeded for teacher’s education at Government Teachers’ College, Igbogbo, from 1982-1984. She taught for a while in a private capacity before proceeding for further studies at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, from 1986-1987; University of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania from 1989-1992, where she bagged her Bachelor’s degree (B.A) in English/Music education. She worked as a graduate assistant at the same University of Dar Es Salaam, and studied for her Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) and her Master’s Degree (M.A. Ed) between 1994 and 1998.
Mrs. Addo’s objective in life is to excel in providing qualitative education and training for the holistic development of children, teens, and youths wherever located in the globe. Among her varied abilities is the capability of leading in both small and large group settings. She communicates fluently in three languages including English, Yoruba, and Kiswahili. She is computer literate and able to work using Word, Excel and Power point presentation. She is a lover of music and skillful in playing wood wind instruments, violin, and the keyboard. She is gifted and trained to sing in both choral and solo capacity.
Mrs. Addo worked as a graduate assistant in the Department of Fine and Performing Arts, Faculty of Arts, University of Dar-es Salaam, Tanzania from 1992 to 1998, where she taught music to undergraduate students, supervised and marked examinations, conducted relevant research in music for the department and organized students for music performances within and outside the University campus.
She founded Grace Nursery and Primary school Sinza, Dar-es-Salaam as an English medium private school. She worked to secure government approval and land for the construction of a building that housed the school. She established branches of the school in two other locations in Dar-es-Salaam city including Tabata. She served as superintendent of all the branches of the school and as academic and administrative head of the school in Sinza from 1990 to 2001.
Mrs. Addo also founded Frontrunner Academy Ikorodu, Lagos State as a Nursery, Primary and Secondary School. She worked to secure government approval and registration for the Nursery and Primary wing of the school as well as the secondary wing known as Frontrunner City College. She established branches of the school in two other locations of the state including Kajola-Maya and Erunwen.