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President APBN

Surv. Akinloye Olufemi Oyegbola born on the 7th September1955 is the first of five children of

Deacon Joshua Oyewole Oyegbola who was a Management Consultant from Fiditi, Oyo State and Deaconess Chief (Mrs.) Victoria Ibidunni Oyegbola who was a teacher from Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Surv. Akin Oyegbola had his primary and secondary school education in Surulere Baptist School and Birch Freeman High School. They are both in Surulere, Lagos State and he completed them in 1967 and 1973 respectively.

He started briefly at the then Federal School of Science, Victoria Island, Lagos and later took up employment with the then Federal Ministry of Works, Survey Department in May 1975 for the purpose of starting a course in Surveying.

He completed the Basic Course in Surveying (Basic 17) in School of Surveying, Oyo, Oyo State in 1976 and was transferred to Ilorin Field Headquarters of the Federal Survey Department.

In 1977, he obtained a Federal Government Scholarship to study Surveying Engineering in Bulgaria. He studied in the only University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Sofia, Bulgaria. He returned to Nigeria in 1983 with a second degree (M.Sc. Eng.) in Surveying Engineering.

In 1989, he was registered as a Surveyor by the Surveyors Council of Nigerian (SURCON).

Surv. Oyegbola’s past and present appointments, offices held and responsibilities are as listed below:

    1. National Open University – Lecturer (NYSC)  1983 – 1984
    2. Niger-build Construction Coy.Ltd. Site Engineer  1984 – 1985
    3. Yaba College of Technology – Lecturer (full Time)   1986 – 1991
    4. Nigerian Institution of Surveyors –Secretary General  2000 – 2002
    5. Surveyors’ Council of Nigeria – Council Member  2000 – 2002
    6. Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria – Sec.  2000 –  2002
    7. Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria – Treasurer  2002 – 2004
    8. Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria – Sec. 2004 – 2006
    9. Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria – Treasurer  2006 – 2008
    10. Association of Private Practising Surveyors of Nigeria (Lagos State Branch) – Chairman   2003 – 2005
    11. Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria – General  2008 – 2010
    12. Nigerian Institution of Surveyors – Vice President (National)   2010 – 2012
    13. Federal School of Surveying Oyo – Council Member  2010 – 2012
    14. Yaba College of Technology – Lecturer (part time) Gratis  1991 – 2014
    15. Surveyors’ Council of Nigeria – Examiner   2001 – 2012
    16. Rotary International – Paul Harris Fellowship 1996
    17. President of a Rotary Club 1998 – 1999
    18. Yaba College of Technology (School of Environmental Studies Professional Advisory Board) – Member  2011 to Date
    19. Nigerian Institution of Surveyors – Deputy President  2014 – 2016
    20. Nigerian Institution of Surveyors – President 2016 – 2018
    21. Akin Oyegbola & Associates – Principal Partner  1991 to Date
    22. Baptist College of Theology, Oyo, Oyo State – Chairman, Governing Board     2018 to Date
    23. Association of Indigenious Construction Contractors of Nigeria –Member, Board of Trustees 2018- to Date
    24. Birch Freeman High School Guild of Awardees of Excellence – Member 2019 to Date
    25. Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria –1st Deputy President —- 2018 to 2020
    26. Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria –President —- 2020 to Date
    27. Lagos Country Club, Ikeja, Lagos – Member

Surv. Oyegbola got married in 1981 to Mrs. Folayemi S. Oyegbola, an Engineer and a retiree from the Director’s cadre of Federal Ministry of Environment. The marriage is blessed with three wonderful children.

HOBBIES

Surv. Akin Oyegbola played Football in school and even as a lecturer in Yaba College of Technology. He plays lawn tennis and swims very well.