THE FOUNDING PARTNER
OLOTU OLANIRAN ANIVS ARVA (1948 -2012) was the Founding Partner of the firm Olaniran Olotu and Co (estate surveyors and valuers) which he started in 1983 after several years with Shote Dawodu and co (estate surveyors and valuers). He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University in 1975 with a BSc in Estate Management he also completed diploma courses in Construction Management and Computer studies.He was elected as an associate of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers in 1978 before then, he had worked with WEMABOD Estates Limited Lagos (1972) after which he worked with Knight Frank and Rutley Lagos (1973 & 1974). He later worked with the Ministry of Lands and Housing, Ilorin during his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) days before joining Shote Dawodu and Co, Lagos (1977-1983) where he rose to the position of associate partner before venturing out to start his own practice.
Late Mr Olotu was a seasoned Estate Surveyor, having experience in several areas of practice. He brought to the fore; a very rich knowledge base for the younger surveyors at OO&C in a bid to breed the next generation of the noble profession. He passed on to Glory in June, 2012, leaving a vibrant practice behind.
A.O. OGUNGBEMI – B.Sc., M.Sc. (Est. Man); ANIVS ARVA
Mr Ogungbemi Started his career Wemabod Estates Ltd Ibadan in 1984 He was also a Land’s Officer Ministry of Lands and Housing Ibadan Oyo State 1985 before joining Chukwuemeka Okoli & Associates and Valuers Yola for his National Youth Service Corps between 1985 and 1986 Mr. Ogungbemi has been Olaniran Olotu & Company since 1987 and he rose to the position of Associate partner in 1996.
He got his master’s degree in Estate Management from University of Lagos in 2009 and was elected as an associate of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers in 1992. He has been involved in various aspects of the estate surveying profession. Sound, articulate and ever in search of knowledge, he serves as a major source of knowledge to the younger surveyors at the firm
OLUWASEGUN OLOTU (ANIVS, RSV)
Segun started his real estate career at A.C Otegbulu and Partners (Estate Surveyors and Valuers) in 2008 where he worked in all departments including Valuation, Agency, Appraisal and Management departments. He joined Olaniran Olotu & Co (Estate Surveyors and Valuers) as a manager in 2011 bringing vigour and innovation into several areas of specialization in the firms’ core services.
An astute professional with a great work ethic and in possession of great analytical skills; he blends in well and manages a spectacular team of individuals at OO&C. His areas of specialization include; Property Valuation, Pre-development Appraisal and Real Estate Portfolio Development. Segun is an Associate Member of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) duly registered with the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) and has his B.Sc. And M.Sc. Degrees in Estate Management from the University of Lagos.
Shote Olumayowa started his real estate career at Shote and company (an offshoot of Shote, Dawodu and company) where he was engaged in all aspect of real estate profession- property valuation, property development, property management, estate agency to mention but a few.
He later moved to (and presently with) Olaniran Olotu and Company to join a purpose driven team in a company with over thirty years of active practice.
Mayowa holds a B.sc. in Estate management (second class honours upper division) from University of Lagos and he aspires to be a Fellow of NIESV in the nearest possible time.
YETUNDE MORILIAT SABA
Saba Yetunde Moriliat Is a senior Estate Surveyor and Valuer with Olaniran Olotu and Company. She started her real estate career at Tope Ojo and Tunde Olonisakin Estate Surveyors and Valuers where she basically worked in the Valuation Marketing Department and later branched out to other aspects of the real estate practice.
She has seen garnered more knowledge on the field and has also worked in the Estate Department of the Nigerian Ports Authority. With a view to becoming a Fellow of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyor and Valuers (NIESV) in the nearest future; Yetunde currently holds a B.Sc in Estate Management (Second Class Honours: Upper Division) from the University of Lagos Akoka, Yaba and is a proficient user of Adobe photoshop.
Olayinka Omoniyi is a Probational Member of The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) started his career at Funsho Oladimeji & Co where he had his internship and learnt the trade in all aspects of estate surveying and valuation profession.
He later joined Gbenga Olaniyan & Associates where he worked in the estate agency department and thereafter moved to the valuation department. During his time at the firm, he was put in charge of most properties on the mainland and these he managed with great professionalism.
He undertook his one year National Service with Imo Ekanem & Co, a firm based in Calabar and handled valuations ranging from compensation to mortgage and assets within and outside Calabar as well as in Akwa Ibom state. He also did a couple of property development in Calabar before joining the firm of Olaniran Olotu & Co., Estate Surveyors and Valuers.
OLALEKAN AKANBI B.Sc, MSc (BUILDER/QS)
He is a graduate member of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB). He bagged his Bachelor’s degree and Masters from the University of Lagos. He completed his National Diploma in Quantity Surveying from Yaba College of Technology. He has handled various projects as a Project Manager successfully. He has expertise knowledge in quantity surveying and practical experience especially in construction as a result of his years of experience and has worked with many reputable construction firms; amongst which are: Catchez Turnkey Project (Globacom construction in Nigeria and Ghana), Tunji Oyelade & Associates (El- Shaddai Convenant Church, Abule Egba).
He has taken the building quantities and project planning has an area of resolve in the construction industry since it holds a major role in the successful delivery of project and also efficiency to company’s performance. He strives to make the client get value for their money in building projects which enhances the company’s integrity and professionalism.
ARIGBEDE BUNMI ELIJAH. B. Tech, (Est. Mgt); MRE (Facilities Mgt.); ANIVS; RSV
He started his Real Estate Career in 2009 at Arigbede & Co. (Estate Surveyors and Valuers) where he had is internship before becoming a professional member of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) in 2013 and afterwards licensed to Practice in Nigeria after becoming a Registered Member of the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) in 2014.
A detail and result-oriented Real Estate expert, who combines communication and networking skills with the use of cutting-edge software packages to transact business, execute instructions and perform duties relating to valuation, management of commercial and residential properties and Right of Way acquisitions.
His professional expertise has qualified him to consult for private and government companies such as the Transmission Company of Nigeria, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and Niger Delta Development Commission amongst others.
In 2014 he joined OO&C as a Senior Estate Surveyor specifically in areas of Valuation and Estate Agency.
OLALEYE TAIWO MUIS. B. Sc Estate Management.
He started his Real Estate career in 2011 at Estate Links, Gbenga Olaniyan & Associates (Estate Surveyor and Valuer) where he had his internship before graduating from the University of Lagos.
An expert in Real estate valuation, Facility management, transaction structuring, client interfacing and project management. All garnered through several years of working with reputable organizations.
In 2013, Taiwo joined OO&C as an Associate Estate Surveyor specifically in areas of Valuation and Facility Management.