•HE IS the LAGOS APC REPS CANDIDATE FOR SURULERE CONSTITUENCY II
Architect Olanrewaju “Lanre” Okunlola is the Lagos APC Fed. House of Reps candidate for Surulere Constituency II. He was born on January 26, 1966. He is an accomplished Architect backed with decades of active professional experience and practical involvement in Architectural and Structural Designs and Execution. He is the Principal Partner of OKUNLOLA ASSOCIATES, a firm of Architects he founded in 1995, having worked meritoriously as a Project Architect in BASH PEDRO ASSOCIATES with cognate professional experience between 1990 and 1995 as a Chartered Architect.
Marriage, Family and Personal life
Lanre Okunlola B. sc.; M. Sc.; MNIA; MARCN, was born into the family of Alhaji Sanusi Okunlola on January 26, 1966. He is married to Temitope Okunlola and their wedlock is blessed with children two of which are qualified Architects too in their own rights.
Education and Professional Association
Lanre had his elementary education at Surulere Baptist School, Lagos between 1972 and 1977. He attended Methodist Boys High School, Lagos between 1977 and 1982 before proceeding to Federal Government College, Kaduna for his HSC between 1982 and 1984. He also attended Kwara State Polytechnic, 1984-1985 and thereafter studied for his undergraduate degree in Architecture at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria between 1985-1988 when he obtained a Second Class Lower. Okunlola also bagged his Masters of Science Degree in Architecture from Ahmadu Bello University in 1990.
He is both a Member, Nigeria Institute of Architecture (M/1256) as well as Member, Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (F/1242)
From 1989 to 1990, Arc. Okunlola served the compulsory one year youth service in Lagos State with BASH PEDRO ASSOCIATE. He gained a full employment later that year with thesame firm of Architects, where his professional career was to take shape in earnest, worked diligently and got practically involved in major Architectural Projects subsequently as a Partner, and later founded OKUNLOLA ASSOCIATES later to be rebranded and now known as MARBLE CONCEPTS, where he is Principal Partner till date. Some of the major projects designed, executed and maintained by Arc. Lanre OKUNLOLA includes:
•OKUNLOLA ASSOCIATES (NOW MARBLE CONCEPTS) 1995 Till Date Principal Partner
•Social Science Complex for Lagos State University, LASU, in 1998.
•Abuja Amusement Park for MG Limited, Abuja, Nigeria, completed in 1999.
•Design and Construction of Concrete/Silo Installation For Pemmo Industry at Sapele, Delta State, Nigeria Completed in 1999.
•Motor Gas Station for Luzen Oil at Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria completed in year 2002.
•Residential Building For Pat Odiase at Ogudu GRA, Lagos, Nigeria completed in year 2003.
•Residential Building Development For Mr. Apollos completed in year 2005.
•Office Development For Zenith Bank Plc, Kofo Abayomi Branch, Completed in 2006.
•Expansion of R-Jolad Hospital at Gbagada, Lagos, Nigeria completed in 2007.
•Office Development for Oceanic Capital, completed in 2007.
•Office Development for Zenith Bank Plc at various Locations, ICT Centre, in Lagos and ABU, Zaria.
•Office Development For Diamond Bank in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria completed in 2003.
•School Development For Top Angel Schools, in Surulere, Lagos completed in 2009
•Office Development For Oceanic Bank Plc in Lagos, Nigeria, Completed in 2011.
•Triple Mall, still in Design Stage.
•Office Development For Zenith Bank Plc, Adeola Odeku completed in 2015.
•Project Architect BASH PEDRO ARCHITECTS (1990-1995)
•Roof Top House for Wale Baba Amalgamated Trustees- A Ten Storey Office block at Campbell/Ajele Street, Completed in 1992.
•Worked for Crusader Insurance Building at 22/25, Marina Lagos, Completed in 1992.
•Tiofill Hospital, Maryland, Lagos, Completed in 1992.
•Refurbishment of Kajola House for Ibile Holdings completed in 1993.
•Proposed Otumana Interstate Shopping Complex
•Proposed Recreational Development at Maiyegun Beach for Halliday Company a Design stage.
•Residential Building Development for Jim Ovia, Chairman, Zenith Bank Plc.
As an entrepreneur, Arc. Lanre OKUNLOLA, with his interest in diverse areas of the Nigerian economy, has provided employment to Nigerians, both skilled and unskilled, from Construction, Education, Hospitality, and Entertainment to empowerment in the area of vocational development to people of his immediate community and beyond. Okunlola is the Founder and Chairman, Top Angel School, Disbury College and Whiteley Events Center, all in Surulere, Lagos.
Not minding religious, tribal and color or creed cleavages, Arc. OKUNLOLA is famous for bringing succor to the people of his community, dispensing his kindness through provision of social amenities like construction of functional boreholes, helping in undertaking palliatives like community roads maintenance, clearing of blocked drainages in a bid to help fill the gap in amenities for his people and making life worth living for all and sundry.
He has been a consummate politician with immense wealth of experience in National politics. Arc. Lanre OKUNLOLA is the APC (All Progressives Congress) Candidate, Surulere Federal Constituency II in the February 16, 2019 General Elections into the National Assembly.
•Aspirant on the Platform of ACN to the Federal House of Representatives in 2011 Geral Elections.
•He has been a Nominated into the ACN Finance Committee for the 2011 General Elections.
•Secretary of the State Congress Committee of the AD (Alliance for Democracy) by Party National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
•He was an aspirant for Lagos State House of Assembly on the platform of AD in 2003 for Surulere Constituency II.