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CURRICULUM VITAE

 RE: ARC GEORGE OPEOLU AKINOLA

MSc ARCH. MNIA

BIRTH

3-11-58                      BORN AT ONDO, ONDO STATE TO MR AND MRS RUFUS O. AKINOLA.

 

ELEMENTARY EDUCATION.

1964 – 69       BISHOP PHILLIP’S MEMORIAL PRIMARY SCHOOL, ONDO, ONDO STATE.

 

SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATION

 

1970 – 74        CHRIST’S SCHOOL, ADO EKITI, ONDO STATE.

 

TERTIARY EDUCATION

 

1975 – 76        YABA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, YABA LAGOS STATE.

 

1977 – 83        OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY (FORMERLY UNIVERSITY OF ILE-IFE), OSUN STATE, NIGERIA.FOR THE B.Sc. (HONS) ARCHITECTURE DEGREE PROGRAMME. GRADUATED WITH 2ND CLASS (UPPER DIVISION) HONOURS.

 

1983 – 85        OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY (FORMERLY UNIVERSITY OF ILE-IFE), OSUN STATE, NIGERIA.FOR THE POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMME MSc ARCHITECTURE. GRADUATED WITH DISTINCTION ALONG WITH THE BEST MSc THESIS AWARD.

 

YOUTH SERVICE.

 

1986                                BENUE STATE. DISCHARGED WITH DISTINCTION IN SERVICE. WON THE CAIRMAN’S MERIT AWARD.

 

  

WORKING EXPERIENCE.

1976 – 77        LABORATORY ASSISTANT, LAGOS UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL, IDI-ARABA, LAGOS STATE.

 

1980                CLERK OF WORKS, HASS CONSTRUCTION NIGERIA LTD, OJOTA, LAGOS STATE.

 

1983                ASSISTANT ARCHITECT, ACRHI – HIVES, ARCHITECTURAL AND PLANNING CONSULTANTS, 19 ALLEN AVENUE, IKEJA, LAGOS STATE.

 

1985 – 86        PROJECT ARCHITECT, OPTIMAL CONSILTANT, WADATA, MAKURDI, BENUE STATE

                       

                        OPERATIONS PARTNER, PHASE PLUS CONSORTIUM LTD IKEJA, LAGOS.

 
IMPORTANT PROJECTS HANDLED:

ROGERSVILLLE RESORTS

An international tourist resort located in the Lekki Peninsular, Lagos; comprising a five star hotel, exclusive shopping mall, traditional African museum, Olympic standard sporting facilities, and rental beach chalets.

 

POATSON FOUNDATION HOUSE

An office and factory complex located on Agege Road, Lagos.

 

POATSON PLEASURE RIDE

An international terminus in co-operation with the Federal Urban Mass Transit Programme

 

TEMPLE CITY HEAVEN

A 500 apartment mixed use condominium development located along Airport Road Ikeja, Lagos; incorporating an office block, shopping mall and recreational activities.

 

ABLAG PLAZA

A multi-story office plaza located off Ikorodu Road, Lagos.

 

IMMAC HOLIDAY RESORTS

A 100 chalet countryside resort located at IPER- REMO, Ogun State.

 

ONDO STATE LOCAL GOVERNMENT MULTI-PURPOSE WOMEN’S CENTRE.

A focal point for Women Development, comprising halls, local factories and display centres.

 

LAW UNION AND ROCK BUILDING, YABA, LAGOS

A 5-storey office block.

 

BENUE SPORTS STADIUM, BEMBE VILLAGE, BENUE STATE

A recreation sport comprising athletics tracks and field, indoor sports halls lawn tennis courts, athletes’ residential accommodation and office blocks.

 

SOKOTO SPORTS CENTRE

Proposed Olympics standard, modern sports complex for athletes training and competition.

 

THE OCEAN VIEW TERRACES

A planned estate of 150 countryard condominiums and lavish tower residences featuring wrap around terraces overlooking the Atlantic Ocean with a high class shopping centre accessible to the public

 

PARAGON SHOPPING COMPLEX

A five-floor shopping centre complex located in a well-planned estate in Lekki, Lagos State.

 

HARBOUR TOWERS

A tastefully designed twin tower blocks of flats with only two residences per tower floor

 

NEWSWATCH PLAZA

Corporate Headquarters for Newswatch Communications Limited at Oregun Industrial Estate, Lagos.

 

SUMMIT OIL TOWERS

Fifteen-storey corporate headquarters building for Summit Oil, located in Victoria Island, Lagos.

 

NITESHIFT COLISEUM

Club house and corporate headquarters of Niteshift Entertainment Limited at Ikeja Lagos.

 

ABLAG SHOPPING MALL

Shopping in Anthony Village, Lagos.

 

SHOPPING COMPLEX

Shopping complex in Sango Otta, Ogun State.

 

HOUSING ESTATE

Renovation of a 12-apartment residential estate in Ikoyi, Lagos State.

 

PROMINENT RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT IN:

Victoria Island, Ikeja,Ojodu, Magodo, Lekki, Maryland and Isolo, Lagos State;

Molete, Ringroad, Ibadan Oyo State;

Makurdi, Benue State.

LEISURE  INTERESTS

Poetry Composition, Drawing and Painting, Sports

 

PUBLICATIONS

“Meditative Wanderings” – A collection of Poems

Agricultural Development Center ( B.Sc (Arch.) Thesis)

Steel Manufacturing and Assembly Plant ( M.Sc (Arch.) Thesis)

CREATIVE DEVELOPMENTS

Inventor and Developer – “The Affordable Nigerian House Programme”

Lecturer and Teacher , Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD)

Lecturer (Part-time), University of Lagos (96/97 session)

 

 


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