Lagos State New Towns Develoment Authority...developing New Towns with Functional Infrastructure.
THE PROFILE OF TPL. OLAKUNLE JOHN ABOYEJI FNITP
GENERAL MANAGER, NTDA.
Tpl. Olakunle John Aboyeji MNITP/RTP was appointed as the General Manager, Lagos State, New Towns Development Authority (NTDA) on the 8th of January, 2020.
Consequently, he becomes the Chief Accounting and Administrative Officer of the Authority. His responsibilities among others include the supervision of all projects executed by the Authority and overseeing the day to day administration of the office, through the four (4) main departments and Nine (9) units highlighted as follows: Administrative Department, Town Planning Services Department, Engineering Services Department and Accounts Department among others.
The Authority also have Units which are: Public Affairs Unit, Audit Unit, Procurement Unit, Legal Unit , Planning, Research and Statistics Unit , ICT Unit , Real-Estate Unit , Survey Unit and Development Control Unit.
Prior to his appointment as the General Manager, He was the Head of Town Planning Services Department, New Towns Development Authority, which is saddled primarily with the responsibility of carrying out among others; establishment of new schemes in the Five (5) divisions of the state, site selections of Land on request by Government/Ministries/Departments and Private Agencies/Developers in suitable and strategic locations and the monitoring of developments within Government schemes to prevent illegal developments/shanties/sand mining.
WORKING CAREER :
He rose to Head of Town Planning Services Department , Tpl. O.J. Aboyeji joined the Lagos State Civil Service in the year 2000 with the then Ministry of Physical Planning and was deployed to the Lagos State Urban & Regional Planning Board. He has worked in various capacities and was further deployed to Lagos State New Towns Development Authority in 2002 where he is at the present.
WORK EXPERIENCE (S) AND POSITIONS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Oversees and coordinate the designing of developmental scheme -Golden Jubilee Residential Scheme, Lekki Coastal City.
Coordinate and supervised the amendment of existing Government schemes
Facilitates the preparation of Review of schemes / Approval order-Lekki scheme I, Magodo scheme I &II
Coordinate and supervised the preparation of update &land use analysis of existing Government schemes - Amuwo odofin,Omole scheme I &II & Ogudu Ojota Scheme.
Site selection for private Estate developers programme
Supervised & coordinate the activities of the monitoring team /security in the clearing / removal of illegal development, squatter settlement in the Government schemes .
Iwanu Nasiru Deen Primary School, Ilorin (1973-1979)
Ecwa Secondary School , Mopa (1979-1984)
Oluorogbo High School Ile-Ife (1984-1985)
Kwara State Polytechnic Ilorin (1986-1988)
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN URBAN & REGIONAL PLG (B.SC . URP)Ahmadu Bello University ,Zaria (1988-1992)
MASTER OF URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING (MURP)
University Of Ibadan (1996-1998).
Merit Award of Excellence – by Ministry of God 6th March, 2020.
Leads Africans Patriotic Personality 2021.
Excellent Leadership Award – by Fight Against Corruption Organization (FACO) 19th August, 2020.
Outstanding Award for the growth & development of the real estate sector in Lagos State – by Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN) 16th June, 2021.
Award of recognition – by Nigeria Institute of Town Planners (NITP) 28th September, 2021.
Procurement Champion Award – by Lagos State Public Procurement Agency 30th September, 2021.
He likes Reading, Football and Teaching.
He is blessed with happy home.