..Tomisin Ayan Badejo, CEO, Levels Interiors & Homewears
Mrs Oluwatomisin Ayanbadejo is a combination of beauty and brain.
The cute Tai Solarin University Economics graduate, who recently opened an ulta-modern interior decorations and home-wears outlet along the popular New Road in Ijebu-Ode, in this interview with Gateway Times Nigeria, speaks about her exploits, among other sundry issues. Excerpts…
Please, introduce yourself
My name is Mrs. Oluwatomisin Ayanbadejo. I’m married and blessed with one kid. I’m from Ogun State here in Abeokuta. My husband is Mr Ayanbadejo Olawale from Ijebu-Ode.
What’s your educational background?
For my primary school, I attended Minac International School in Lagos, after then I also attended Ansar-Udeen Comprehensive College in Sago-Ota for my secondary school. I later proceeded to Tai Solarin University of Education for my Higher Institution. There, I studied Economics.
How did you find yourself In interior business?
I found myself in interior business because I have love for anything that has to do with the home.
Why Did You Choose Interior Business?
I like beautifying people’s home and making the home a comfortable place people will want to be.
What Is the relationship between what you studied in school and your business?
Smiles… I think I am still in line with what I studied at my university level. The relationship between what I studied in school and my business is that my business involves calculation and effective management.
For how long have you been in interior business?
I have been in interior business for the past three years. We have our offices in Lagos, Ibadan and in Ijebu-Ode. Here in Ijebu-Ode, we sell furniture, cooking utensils, home appliances, drop light, frame, flower verses and everything interior.
What makes your business distinct from others?
Why we are different from other similar outlets in town is that our prices are affordable, we will give you our items at luxury. That’s why we are number one for your luxury interior.
Tell us your plan for the business in the nearest future?
In the nearest future, I see my business going global.
What is your fashion statement?
I see fashion as an art, something you love doing or finding yourself comfortable doing.
What determines the outfit you wear to occasions?
The occasion I am going to determines what I will wear. I love something simple. For beads and jewelry, I prefer jewelry to beads and even I like my jewelry to be very simple.
What’s your favorite dishes, African or intercontinental?
(Smiles) I love African dishes like amala, okra, poundo, egusi, rice and stew. I love everything African.
With your tight schedule managing your businesses In Lagos, Ibadan and Ijebu-Ode, how do you unwind?
I like being in a cool environment to just rest my head and sometimes I lie down to see movies on my phone.
Lastly, what message do you have for your customers?
They should continue to patronise us and we will continue to give them quality services.