About Us

Our Brief History

Maple Education Inc. was conceived with a simple friendly question over the phone – “Can you help find a good Canadian school for my child?”

As a relatively new Canadian immigrant in the late 1990s and the early 2000s, Ebibimo Obaro received quite a number of requests from friends in Nigeria to help place their kids in Canadian schools. What started out as a favour to friends soon took up practically all of her time. However, this development did not bother her in the least, because she felt a sense of satisfaction every time an application was successful and she received an admission letter. It was only a matter of time before she turned this new-found hobby into a full time business.
Ebi returned to Nigeria in 2003 to incorporate Maple Education Canada. By 2004, she became one of the first members of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) and the Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC).

For the most part, Maple Education Canada focused on placing Nigerian students in different schools across Canada. 

Maple also began processing temporary visas for parents who wished to accompany their children to Canada, and processing Permanent Residence status for others who wished to make Canada their home.

With its headquarters in Fort St John, northeastern British Columbia and branches in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, Maple Education Canada Inc. is now the largest provider of Canadian immigration advice in Nigeria.

Mission, Values & Competences

Our desire is simply to see that our clients are happy, and over the years we have come to rely on a unique value system that has shaped Maple’s culture. We hold ourselves true to this value system and it has set us apart from our competition.

  • We place HONESTY above all.
  • Our OPENNESS to new ideas and clients sets us apart.
  • We are PASSIONATE about each task and the results reflect this.
  • We show EMPATHY; we care much about your concerns and provide tailored services.
  • The COMPETENCE of our well-informed staff and teams give our clients peace of mind.
  • The FLEXIBILITY of our processes allows us some wiggle room to accommodate individual situations.
  • Our FRIENDLY demeanour will always make you feel welcome.

To provide quality service in a conscientious, diligent & efficient manner.

Most of the decisions made at Maple are centered around our clients’ needs. We are continually looking for ways to improve our clients service experience. We want to be the first point of contact for our students should they have any immigration concerns.
To that end, students who apply through Maple Education Canada Inc. only pay a token fee in Canada for the following services:
•Permanent Residence Application.
•Study Permit Extension.
•Post Graduate Work Permit Application.

Maple Education has a team of certified Canadian immigration consultants, authorized by the Canadian government to advise people on study in Canada, migrating to Canada, or working in Canada. The team is led by Ebibomo Obaro (R416647) and supported by Tukeni Obasi (R510504), Panebi Oboh (R510503), and Mubo Obaro (R16272). As active members of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC), they provide our clients with the most useful and updated immigration information and processes available.

Maple Education Canada Inc. has a network of over 50 Canadian institutions. This avails us with the flexibility of suitable programs for prospective students at high school (secondary), undergraduate (college/university) and postgraduate (masters) levels. Over 250, 000 international students were enrolled into Canadian schools in 2012, and the number grows steadily every year. Spots are filling up quickly, so CONTACT US NOW to start your school selection and application process. Our Canadian immigration services are one of the most respected in the country because we see each client as an individual, and treat them as such. We consider each client’s case to be unique, and we recognize that a “one size fits all” approach does not work.

Why Choose Maple Education?

Since our inception, our primary goal has been to provide quality service in a conscientious, diligent and efficient manner.

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Our team

Ebi Obaro

CEO / Founder/ Immigration Consultant.

Ebi Obaro is the brain behind Maple Education Canada Inc., the foremost provider of Canadian Immigration and Education Consulting Services in Nigeria. She is authorized to offer immigration advice and process visas to foreign nationals. Due to her unparalleled wealth of experience and careful selection and development of a team of passionate and astute professionals, she was able to build Maple into a formidable company.

With over 15 years’ experience of working with students and immigrants to Canada, she founded Maple Canadian College (MCC) after careful evaluation of the experiences and needs of foreign nationals to Canada. The MCC program was developed as a pre-university program that bridges the gap between the Canadian High School curriculum and the West African High School syllabus, and prepares students for top global universities. As President of the college, she ensures that all school- related activities are carried out to the highest standards and conform to international best practices. Due to her high business acumen, she also presides over Worldwide Integrated Network and Education.

Ebi is a certified Canadian Immigration and Education Consultant and remains in good standing with the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) and the Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC). When she is not researching and implementing ways to improve her organizations’ offerings and further delight her clients, she is spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Tukeni Obasi

Country Manager (Canada) & Immigration
Consultant

Tukeni Obasi is the Country Manager (Canada) for Maple Education Canada and an experienced Education and Immigration Consultant who is passionate about working with young students and professionals. For almost two decades, she has helped thousands of students secure admission to, and thrive in Canadian institutions, and has mentored hundreds in their quest to become world-class professionals in Canada and other parts of the world.

As the Canadian country manager for Maple Education, Tukeni is responsible for the affairs of the company in Canada. She oversees the business relationship between Maple Education and affiliate Canadian educational institutions, connecting students with life-changing education opportunities. She also assists young professionals from all parts of the world with their work permits and permanent residence applications. Before joining Maple Education, Tukeni was a lawyer in private practice for 13 years, and an Investigation Officer at the Public Complaints Commission in Nigeria. She earned a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from University of Ife, Nigeria, a Barrister-At-Law (BL) from the Nigerian Law School, and an Immigration Consultant Diploma (IMCD) from Ashton College, BC. Canada.

Panebi Oboh

Canadian Office Manager
& Immigration Consultant

Panebi is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant and embodies the best in that profession. A graduate of both the University of Lagos (Bachelor’s) and Lagos State University (Master of Business Administration), she is also an alumna of the Advanced Management Program of the Lagos Business School (LBS). 

She has a knack for people so she easily combines emotional intelligence with a strong work ethic, the leadership instinct and professional competence into an effective tool for guiding and assisting her clients toward desired outcomes. It is no surprise, therefore, that her contributions at work have always tended to surpass expectations.

When Panebi is not working, she is probably reading a novel, leading a discussion group, at some community event, or helping someone in need.

Mubo Olabode (Nee: Obaro)

Immigration Consultant

As the Corporate Unit and Admissions manager for Maple Education Canada, Mubo oversees the branch offices, strengthens the company’s service delivery efforts, and identifies new frontiers for development. She also serves as the interface between the company and its clients. Due of her love of people, it is only natural that she oversees Client Concerns and Customer Service. Mubo has a wealth of experience working with new immigrants to Canada and possesses superior Customer Service skills honed in one of the best Banks in Canada- The Royal Bank. With her undeniable work ethic, she provides valuable insight to any professional position she holds.

She is a Certified Canadian Immigration Consultant and BA- Sociology graduate from Carleton University.

Tope Olukoya

Country Manager (Nigeria)

Tope is a Maple veteran. He has been with Maple from our early days and is a master at remembering all our clients. He coordinates the affairs of the Nigerian offices. His honesty and trustworthiness makes him a vital part of Maple.