Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite has over 35 years’ experience in architecture and construction. He holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies (B.E.S. Arch) and a Master of Environmental Design (M.E.D. Arch) from the School of Architecture, University of Lagos. He also earned a Master of Science in Construction Management (M.Sc. Constr. Mgt) from the same university. His career started from Projectscope Nigeria Limited, a ‘design and build’ company, where as a junior architect he was entrusted with the supervision of a two-storey building to house the operations of a bank. From there, he went on to join Modulor Group Architects, a consulting firm of architects and planners, where he was responsible for the design, planning, coordination, supervision and management of so many projects, the most notable being the 30-storey headquarter building for Union Bank Plc on the Marina, Lagos. Olamilekan founded Lekan Adegbite Associates, a consulting firm where he was the Head; and Adkon Limited, a ‘design and build’ company of which he was the Chief Executive Officer. He also served as Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure in Ogun State from 2011 to 2019. While serving as the Ogun State Commissioner for Works & Infrastructure, he played a key role in the construction of roads, flyover bridges, and other infrastructural development projects in the State. The professional competence he exhibited during the period of his service as a Commissioner in Ogun State contributed immensely to the rising profile of the State. Ogun State has now become an investment hub in Nigeria, owing to the massive infrastructural projects embarked upon across the nooks and crannies of the State.
Sen. Gbemisola R. Saraki