Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed Mr. Olajide Oduyoye as General Manager (GM) Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA).
Oduyoye, an engineer and fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (FCILT), was appointed following the elevation of the former GM Olawale Musa to Permanent Secretary Ministry of Transport.
According to a statement by LASTMA’s Public Affairs Officer Olumide Filade, Oduyoye had his tertiary education in the United Kingdom where he studied transportation, airport planning design and management.
He started his career at the London Borough Hammersmith and Fulham as traffic engineer from 1990 to 2005 before joining the Lagos Area Metropolitan Transport Authority (LAMATA) as a World Bank technical adviser on traffic systems management in 2005 and rose to the position of Deputy Director, traffic management and transport safety, prior to his present appointment as the LASTMA General Manager.
He has been involved in so many projects since joining the employment of Lagos State Government at LAMATA including designing of junction improvements at 57 locations in Lagos; design/supervision implementation of BRT Mile 12 to CMS (traffic management and safety); Ikeja, Yaba and Oyingbo bus terminals (traffic systems management).