Hon. Commissioner’s Desk


A highly experienced professional in Town Planning and Urban Development, Tpl. Wasiu Abiola Anifowoshe is a fellow and current Chairman Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP)Lagos State Chapter, A Registered Town Planner (RTP) with Town Planners Registration Council of Nigeria, Member of Association of Town Planning Consultants (ATOPCON), and Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA).

Tpl. Anifowoshe hails from Epe in Epe Local Government Area of Lagos State and was born on 30thMarch, 1952. After obtaining his First School Leaving Certificate, young Anifowoshe proceeded to Ansar-Ud-Deen College, Isolo, Lagos State in 1969 and sat for his West Africa School Certificate Examination (WASCE)in 1972 and General Certificate of Education Advance Level in 1974.

In his quest for further education, Tpl. Anifowoshe proceeded to Howard University in the United States of America for a study leading to the award of Bachelor’s degree in Architecture in 1979 and Master’s degree in the same field in 1980. Not satisfied, he went further to obtain a Master’s degree in City and Regional Planning in 1982 from the same University.