2014 CED Magazine Professional of the Year
Engr. Yusuf Olanrewaju Sagaya, FNSE, FAeng, FNAE, MFR, OFR
Chairman/CEO, Yolas Consultants Limited
Yolas Consultants Limited’s Chairman, Engr. Olanrewaju Yusuf Sagaya, MFR, OFR, a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, and former President of Association of Consulting Engineering Nigeria has been named recipient of the CED Magazine’s highest and most prestigious individual honour – 2014 CED Magazine Professional of the Year.
Established in 2011, by the pioneer, influential- 22 year old built environment publication – Construction & Engineering Digest (CED) Magazine, the Professional of The Year Award recognizes eminent public, private professionals in the built environment with an outstanding track record of leadership, and commitment to the construction, engineering and infrastructure sector.
Over the course of his distinguished career, Engr. Sagaya has spearheaded key infrastructure projects that have enabled Nigeria prepare for the challenges of the 21st Century. Before establishing Yolas Consultants Limited in 1980, Engr. Sagaya had worked with some major and international firms including Ove Arup and Partners (Nigeria), Osot Associates (Nigeria), Deleuw Cather (Canada), ND Lee and Associates (Canada and Nigeria). He has also served Nigeria and his home state-Kwara-in various capacities as Chairman of the Board of Family Support Trust Fund, member of the Board of Trustee of Kwara State Industrial Development Fund, Chairman, Kwara State Branch of Nigerian Society of Engineers, Chairman, Kwara State Town Planning and Development Authority.
Engr. Sagaya is a strong promoter of professionalism and integrity in engineering practice and an advocate of local content in engineering and construction in Nigeria.
According to the Publisher of CED Magazine, “The CED Magazine’s Professional of the Year Award is a further accolade to an exceptional career.”
The CED Magazine Professional of the Year Award will be presented to Engr. Sagaya on April 23, 2015