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From a commissioner to a minister, Olailekan Adegbite is one of the privileged politicians in Nigeria most especially under the current administration of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC).
- Full Name: Olamilekan Hakeem Adegbite
- Alma Mater: University of Lagos
- State of Origin: Ogun
- Political affiliation: APC
Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite is a seasoned professional with experience in architecture and construction spanning over three decades.
Education and Academic Qualifications
Olamilekan Adegbite holds a Bachelors degree in Environmental Studies (B.E.S. Arch), a Master of Environmental Design (M.E.D. Arch) degree and a Master of Science in Construction Management (M.Sc. Constr. Mgt) all he obtained from the School of Architecture, University of Lagos.
He began his career as a junior architect at Projectscope Nigeria Limited, a ‘design and build’ company, where he was assigned to supervise a two-storey building to house the operations of a bank.
From there, he moved on to join Modulor Group Architects, a consulting firm of architects and planners, where he was in charge of the design, planning, coordination, supervision and management of various projects, the most remarkable of them all was the 30-storey building which would serve as the headquarters for Union Bank Plc, Marina, Lagos.
Olamilekan later founded Lekan Adegbite Associates, a consulting firm where he was the founding partner; and Adkon Limited, a ‘design and build’ company where he was the Chief Executive Officer.
He was also the Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure in Ogun State from 2011-2019 under the administration of Ex-Governor Ibikunle Amosun.
While in office, he played a vital role in the construction of flyover bridges, roads, and some other infrastructural development projects in the State.
The professional competence he exhibited while in service as a Commissioner in the State contributed greatly to the rising profile of Ogun state.
Ogun State has risen to become an investment hub in Nigeria, this is largely due to the massive infrastructural projects carried out throughout the nooks and crannies of the State.
On August 21, 2019, he took an oath of office as the Federal Minister of Mines and Steel. He was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Contact Details of Olamilekan Adegbite
- Phone number: +234-90-1234-567
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Facebook: @LekanAdegbite2019