TPL. DUROJAIYE ADEKUNLE RUFAI – Director Urban Development

Mr. DUROJAIYE Adekunle Rufai was born on the 24th September, 1956. He had his elementary education at the I.C.C Primary School, Oke Bola, Ibadan and later St Mary’s Catholic School, Oke Offa, Ibadan where he got the best Primary School Leaving Certificate result in his set in 1968


He went to Ahmadiyya Grammar School for his secondary education, he equally had overall best aggregate in the West African School Certificate Examination in 1973, not only in his school but among other Secondary Schools in the Town.


Mr. Rufai Proceeded to the Polytechnic Ibadan where he bagged his Higher National Diploma in 1980 and post Graduate full professional diploma in 1988.


He has a taste of banking career with the Barclay Bank of Nigeria Ltd (now Union Bank of Nigeria) between 1973 and 1976. Mr. Rufai then joined the service of Lagos State Government in 1981.

In his Thirty one years as a Civil servant in the service of the Lagos State Government, Mr. Rufai has worked assiduously in various departments and  capacities which include preparation of various draft law and regulations to guide  Urban and Regional planning of the State, active participation in the improvement of Urban Landscape of the Lagos  Metropolitan area especially in the area of delivering of right of way for road construction (Okota-Ijesha link Bridge), beautification (Oshodi), housing (Igbogbo)


Mr. Rufai is a registered Town Planner and active member of the State Emergency Services, A safety champion who has taken part in various rescue missions. He is trained as first responder in First Aid and Fire Fighting and Disaster Management Manager. He has travelled widely within and outside the country to such places like Singapore, Dubai, Italy, Kenya and Saudi Arabia for both professional and religious purposes.

He is a devoted Muslim and married with Children and grandchildren

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