Up and above in practice

Surv. Musibau Ajani Olajumoke was born on the 3rd of March 1961 to Mr Surakat Ajani and Mrs Humani Ajike Olajumoke at Abeokuta in Abeokuta North Local Government Area of Ogun State of Nigeria. He had his primary education at Abeokuta Local Government Council School, Oke Sokori, Abeokuta between 1968 and 1973, passing out in Grade A. He attended Egba High School Asero, Abeokuta from 1973 to 1978 where he obtained his West African School Certificate in Division Two.

He worked briefly as statistical Assistant at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Abeokuta in 1979. He moved to the Ministry of Lands and Survey the same year as a Survey Assistant and was admitted for Basic Course Certificate in Land Surveying at Federal Survey School, Oyo in 1979. He was the best field Astronomy and Traversing student at Federal Survey School, Oyo in 1979/80. He proceeded to University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1980 and graduated with B.Sc (Hons), Second Class upper from the Department of Surveying, Photogrammetry and Geodesy in 1985. He did his Youth Service in 1986 and served as a lecturer at the Department of Land Surveying and Estate Management of Ramat Polytecnic, Maiduguri.

He started his professional career with Biodun Akinyemi and Associates immediately after the Youth Service in 1986. He later joined Zenith Nigergroup Company Limited, Lagos in February 1988 and rose to the position of Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer in July 2010.

His quest for knowledge and personal development spurred him to enroll at Delta State University, Abraka for Master in Business Administration, MBA in 1998 and completed the programme in 2000.

Surveyor M.A.Olajumoke became an Associate member of NIS in 1990 and was elevated to Full Membership in 2001; got Registered as a Surveyor by the Surveyors Council of Nigeria (SURCON) in 1991.He was the Vice Chairman of NIS, Delta State Branch between 2005 and 2007. He has also served in many committees either as Chairman or Member both at the State and National level. He was the Chairman of the Bus Committee (2005-2007); Chairman, Business/Strategic Committee, 2008- 2010; Chairman, Welfare Committee (2005-2007; Chairman, Committee on the NIS Presidential Visit 2009; Chairman, MCPD (EDO/DELTA) 2011- till date; Chairman, Electoral Committee, 2014 etc.

A Human Resource developer, Surveyor Olajumoke is a FELLOW of Institute of Human and Natural Resources (FHNR) and a member of Nigerian Association of Geodesy.

He holds several awards for service including the Development in Nigeria Merit Award in the Surveying Category by People and State magazine in July 2009, Grand Award for Productivity in Africa in January 2010 and Knight of Service and Quality by Institute of Human and Natural Resources in 2011.

On the social level, he is a member of Egba/ Egba-Yewa social club, Warri. He is a parishioner at Redeemed Christian Church of God and went on tour of Holy land of Israel in 2009. He was the Chairman, Buiilding Committee of Overcomers Model Parish, Effurun between 2008 and 2012 and the Chairman of Excellent Men from 2003 till date.

He is happily married to Lady Grace Oghenekome Olajumoke, JP and they are both blessed with five children.

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