By Bode Akinbode, Ibadan
Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has approved the appointment of a former member of the House of Representatives, Honourable Kamil Akinlabi as the chairman of the Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA).
A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, confirmed that Akinlabi’s appointment takes immediate effect.
Hon. Akinlabi, who served as member of the House of Representatives between 2007 and 2015, was until his appointment a member of the State’s Advisory Council and has also served as Special Adviser (Legislative Matters) in the Office of Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, between 2015 and 2019.
Born on November 7, 1965, Akinlabi was educated at the University of Philippine, where he bagged a Certificate in Public Procurement in 2009 and the Polytechnic Ibadan, Oyo State, where he obtained a Higher National Diploma (HND) certificate in Quantity Surveying in 1993.
He had his secondary education at the Isale-Oyo Community Grammar School, Oyo, between 1979 and 1984.
Hon. Akinlabi’s professional qualifications include membership of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (GNIQS), 1996; Corporate Membership, The Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (MNIQS), 2008; and Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (FNIQS).
He had also managed a variety of projects including being appointed as Project Quantity Surveyor at COSTA PARTNERSHIP, Kaduna between 1995 and 1998.
He was Project Manager, KINGFEM NIG Limited, Abuja between 1998 and 2001 as well as Executive Director at Apparent concerns limited, Abuja between 2001 and 2007.
While in the House of Representatives, Akinlabi served as Chairman, sub-committee of the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) between 2007 and 2009 as well as the Deputy Chairman, House Committee on Urban Development between 2009 and 2011.
During his second term in the House, between 2011 and 2015, he served as the Chairman House Committee on Youth Development.