Environmental Studies Director

The Director

Arc. Babatunde Adekoyejo JOLAOSO

Designation: Principal Lecturer

Arc. B. A. Jolaoso was born to Chief Akanni Jolaoso (Retired Reknuon Principal) and Chief (Mrs.) Lubat Amoke Jolaoso (Business woman). He had his primary education at St. Bernadette’s Private School, Onikolobo, Abeokuta. He proceeded to Egba Comprehensive High School, Asero, Abeokuta.

He later proceeded to Ogun State Polytechnic, Abeokuta where he obtained National Diploma (1985) and Higher National Diploma (1988), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he obtained Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree (1988) as well as Masters Degree (1994), Federal University of Technology, Akure for another master’s degree in Architecture (2012). At present, he is undergoing a doctoral programme.

He joined the services of the Polytechnic in September 1994 as Lecturer III and rose to become Principal Lecturer. He is presently the Director of School of Environmental Studies.

Prior to his elevation to the position of Director of School, he has been Coordinator and later Head of Architecture Department (April 2002 to June 2006).  He has been member of Ad’ Hoc and Statutory committees of the Polytechnic at various times. He has over twenty (20) academic publications (national and international) to his credit. He was editor and now chairman & editor-in-chief of the Polytechnic Academic Journal (THE POLYMATH).

Arc. Jolaoso efficiently and effectively combines academic with professional and community services as:

  • Member, National Executive Council of the Nigerian Institute of Architecture
  • Chairman, Nigerian Institute of Architects (Ogun State Chapter)
  • Member, Board of Architectural Education in Nigeria
  • Member, Admission Committee of NIA and Chairman, Student Affairs
  • Architect’s Reg. Council of Nigeria[ARCON] (appointed member of accreditation team)
  • ARCON Appointed External Juror to architecture programmes of the universities; Covenant University, Ota, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, and Federal University of Technology, Akure
  • External examiner to The Polytechnic, Ibadan
  • ARCON/NBTE Resource Person on Accreditation of Programmes, etc.