|Osifuye Adesanya Olufunmilayo was born on 9th June 1961 in Lagos. He started his educational career from St Paul’s Anglican Primary School, Idi- Oro, Lagos. He sat for his West African School Certificate Examination (WASCE) in 1979 and later proceeded to Lagos State College of Science & Technology (Now Lagos State Polytechnic) and Yaba College of Technology between 1981 and 1986 where he bagged National Diploma and Higher National Diploma respectively.
Mr. Osifuye further capped his educational/ professional career through the awards of Post-graduate Professional Diploma (Town Planning) and M.Sc. in Environmental Resources Management in 1995 and 2003 respectively
He is a Member of Nigeria Institute of Town Planning (NITP), Town Planners Registration Council of Nigeria (TOPREC), Nigeria Environmental Society (AMNES), Licentiate Member, Chartered Institution of Wastes Management of England
He joined the services of Lagos State government as a Classroom teacher to teach Technical Drawing on 21st January, 1988, He later transferred his services to the Lagos State Civil Service Commission in February, 1992 as Higher Technical Officer (Town Planning) and rose through the ranks to the Directorate cadre and currently the Head, Lagos State Planning Information Centre, a Unit in the Ministry of Physical Planning and urban Development.
Mr. Osifuye has worked in various capacities as Field Officer, Recommending Officer, EIA vetting Officer, Personal assistant to the then General Manager of Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority (LASPPPA), District Officer of Eti-Osa, Oshodi-Isolo, Kosofe and Ikoyi –Victoria Island District Offices. He was a pioneering Staff and Acting Head of District and Local Plans Department of LASPPPA and Lagos state Planning Information Centre (LASPIC).
At the professional front, he has held Positions such as the National Publicity secretary (NITP), Ex-officio Member (Lagos Chapter, NITP) Auditor (Lagos Chapter, NITP), Member (Editorial Board) –Committee on Policy Reforms on Physical Planning and Building Regulations in Lagos state.
He has to his credit two unpublished Papers – “Effective Physical planning Development Monitoring: Panacea for Development control” and “Challenges of Recommending Officers. Mr. Osifuye is a resourceful personality, having one time appointed as NITP/TOPREC Dissertation Supervisor and resource person to both his professional body and the Lagos State Government particularly at the Bid opening of the State Digital Mapping and enterprise GIS project. Mr. Osifuye has volunteered his experience by privately and successfully tutored more than Sixty (60) Students (Staff) at the Nigerian Institute of Town planning and Town Planning Registration Council of Nigeria (TOPREC) Professional Examinations.
Mr. Osifuye was an awardee of excellence such as Best Overall Student – Professional PGD in Town Planning- Yabatech, Best Student- Remi Makinde Award in Advance Town Planning Design and Excellence in Planning Profession by National Association of Urban & Regional Planning Students (Yabatech)
Mr. Osifuye Adesanya Olufunmilayo is a man of many parts being proficient in IT, ICT and GIS. He is no doubt a personality of modern era. His hobbies include; reading professional books and journals, impacting knowledge and high flair for documentaries
He is married with Children
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