AMUWO-ODOFIN LG CHAIRMAN POLLS: MEET A HUMBLE, CHARISMATIC & DETRIBALIZED LEADER, COMRADE ENGR. VALENTINE OLUSEYI BURAIMOH (JP)
Pending the determination of the Appeal filed by the Lagos government against a judgment directing the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, LASIEC to conduct elections for the state and our commitment to encourage continuity of good governance .
We decided to bring to you, COMRADE ENGR. VALENTINE OLUSEYI BURAIMOH (JP) a very charismatic and detribalized leader who has made a landmark history in the area of works and Infrastructure, environment, quality health and aesthetic environment to the Glory of God and the dedicated team he worked with, whose recorded achievements are mutually exclusive. Well suitable for Amuwo-Odofin Chairmanship seat.
Read Biography below;
Engr. Valentine Oluseyi Buraimoh was born to the family of Mr and Mrs Christopher Olanusi Buraimoh in Lagos State (Lagos Island Maternity) on 1st of April, 1977. He started his schooling at Holy Cross Catholic School where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate. He thereafter moved to St. Gregory’s College, Ikoyi, Lagos where he passed his West Africa School Certificate. He pursued his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronics and Computer Engineering at the Lagos State University (LASU). He later proceeded to University of Lagos for a post-graduate degree in communication Engineering.
To satisfy his undying thirst for further education, Engr. Valentine Oluseyi Buraimoh enrolled as a corporate member of the Nigeria Society of Engineers (MNSE) and Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), after successfully passing his exams. He is also a member of Nigeria Institute of Electronics/Electrical Engineering and Institute of Engineering Technology in the United Kingdom.
He is happily married with children and upholds the highest standard in family ethics and values that reflect in his every day interaction with his community and close associates alike.
Engr. Valentine Oluseyi Buraimoh has a range of diverse cognate and practical experiences from reputable firms like Bramm Nigeria Limited, Alakay Ventures Nigeria Ltd and Spectrum Communications Services Limited where he was exposed to on-the -job responsibilities which included but not limited to installation and maintenance of wireless, micro wave radio for internet services and configuration of routers and switches for wireless transmission, just to mention a few.
Engr. Valentine Oluseyi Buraimoh’s journey into pragmatic leadership dates back to the dark days of the military when he, as a student in the company of his like-minded colleagues challenged and withstood the dictatorial anti-people and anti-student decrees and policies of the military junta. He continued in the light of the struggle when he loyally gave his unalloyed support to Alaba Olajide Foundation which he coordinated. He was the South West coordinator for the Centre for The Defence of Democracy (FTDD), he is a member of The Mandate Group of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN); now called All Progressives Congress (APC).
Engr. Valentine Oluseyi Buraimoh relentlessly pursued the ideals of PRONACO, with his mentors Chief Anthony Enahoro, Dr. Beko Ransom Kuti, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Prof. Wole Soyinka, to mention just but a few. Their main aim is to stamp out corruption and hypocrisy from governance and to entrench a peoples democracy in Nigeria by producing a people constitution.
He was the Youth Leader of Action Congress (AC) in Ward B2 of Amuwo Odofin Local Government; National Mobilization Officer of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) between 2001-2002; Welfare Secretary of the Lagos State University Students Union between 1999 – 2000; member of the Students Union Parliamentary Council of LASUSU; Project Manager of UNILAG Post Graduate Communication Option.
The distinct and outstanding sacrificial performance of Engr. Valentine Oluseyi Buraimoh is not limited to the academia and community service. In 2008, his unflinching zeal for the welfare of the greater number of the people was systematically unveiled when Amuwo Odofin Local Government appointed him as Head of Operations. His giant strides in that office meritoriously earned him the position of Supervisior for Works, Infrastructure and Housing. His appointment was a confirmation of the wise saying that the character of any individual is defined by his vision. Encapsulated in Engr. Valentine Oluseyi Buraimoh’s vision are the welfare and satisfaction of the people.
Engineer Valentine Oluseyi Buraimoh’s exploits helped to shape and define Amuwo Odofin Politics for the better by initiating purposeful, dynamic and finesse to grassroot governance. He conceptualized and supervised several projects that are now evidence of development in Amuwo Odofin. His tenure in office witnessed the greatest number and length of roads constructed in various strategic locations in the Local Government. In addition to this construction are quality boreholes for free access to water at Bishop Koji Village, Tomaro/Ifako Village, Ito-Agan/Igbo-Alejo Town, Festac Town, Mile 2 and Jakande Estate.
Engr. Valentine Oluseyi Buraimoh supervised the following works: Re-roofing of Administrative Block at 41 Road; afinowi Block (Legislative Blocks) and Supervisors’ Block. He also oversaw the Construction of the modern exotic back-light signboards at Festac and Area Office Mile 2; 1.0m X 1.0m reinforced drain at Ado-soba and septic tank at Council Secretariat. To demonstrate his passion for unity ad togetherness, Engr. Valentine Buraimoh coordinated and supervised the building of Council Chapel and Mosque side by side to engender religious tolerance.
The hallmark of Engineer Oluseyi Buraimoh’s excellent work in Amuwo odofin is the supervision of the construction of the ultra modern world class global standard legislative Building known as Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu Freedom House in the Council Secretariat head quarter premises at 41 Road in Festac Town, Lagos State.
He also supervised the re-construction of many roads in Amuwo Odofin Local Government such as 21 road, a two kilometre road project, 22 road, a 1.9 kilometer road project, 401 road, 311 road, 312 road, 21 road I close, 41 link road, 7th avenue by 72 road, 4th avenue road and many others just to mention but a few.
Engr. Valentine Oluseyi Buraimoh is a Pan African, Pro-Nigerian, Progressive-minded and forward looking leader who believes and strives to practise and emulate heroic and selfless deeds of great leaders as Obafemi Awolowo, Nelson Mandela, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Prof. Jadesola Akande and many more social icons. As an ardent educationist, Engineer Valentine oluseyi Buraimoh Supervised the 6 blocks of classrooms in Tomaro and Itu Agan; renovation of classrooms in UPE primary school, 3rd Avenue Festac Town, New Town primary school 3rd Avenue Festac Town, 512 Primary , Festac Primary School at 7th Avenue, D close Festac Town,
Progress pry school at 7th Avenue R Close, Central pry school – Block A _ 23/24 road Festac Town. He supervised the construction of Town Hall and Doctor’s Lodge at Igbologun. He was also instrumental to the refurbishment of the Amuwo Odofin Vocational Centre Ado Soba, Construction of New Administrative Blocks at Sagbokoji Pry School, Sagbokoji village and renovation of Amuwo Odofin Day Care Centre. Little wonder Engr. Valentine Oluseyi Buraimoh deservedly earned several unparalleled merit Awards, prominent among which is Award for the Best supervisory Councillor in Lagos State in year 2014. By the versatility and resourcefulness of the giant stature of the man Valentine Oluseyi Buraimoh prompted him to adorn Lagos State and Amuwo Odofin in the area of works and infrastructure. But he did not limit himself. He exerted strength and inner excellence also in the area of environment and aesthetics for which the former Governor of Lagos State and now Minister for power, works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) recognized and awarded the administration of Comrade Ayodele Adewale, under whom Engr. Valentine Oluseyi Buraimoh served as a supervisor for Works and Infrastructure.
As a dedicated environmentalist, Engr. Valentine Oluseyi Buraimoh is a great sportsman, supporter, participator and follower of sporting events. He played key role in the renovation of sports centre at 24 road A close, formerly known as ‘’Suki’’, now renamed after late Prof. (Mrs) Jadesola Akande which accommodates basket ball, handball, lawn tennis and football pitch and facilities.
The business of grassroots governance is a daunting task. By its nature whoever must lead at this level must ensure proximity to the people. Engr. Valentine Oluseyi Buraimoh, having rated the local Government as the most important tier of Government, volunteered himself as one of the few distinguished persons in Amuwo Odofin politics whose vision is borne out of the desire to put genuine smiles on the faces of residents and citizens and to prove that it is still possible to have selflessness in community service in Nigeria.
Engr. Valentine Oluseyi Buraimoh was appointed as co-cordinator of Buhari-Osibanjo Campaign Group in Amuwo Odofin Local Gvernment, as well as General Secretary of Akinwunmi Ambode Solidarity Group, Amuwo Odofin Local Government Chapter. An appointment that brought about the emergence of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Executive Governor of Lagos State, His Excellency Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode.
Engr. Valentine Oluwaseyi Buraimoh is a very charismatic and detribalized leader who has made a landmark history in the area of works and Infrastructure, environment, quality health and aesthetic environment to the Glory of God and the dedicated team he worked with. These recorded achievements are mutually exclusive
He is an epitome of a dedication and loyalty especially to the people who and he is always willing to sacrifice his time for the welfare and satisfaction of the people he leads. His total commitment has convinced the people of Amuwo Odofin to support his vision of becoming the next Executive Chairman of Amuwo Odofin Local Government.
There is no gainsaying the fact that the change of leadership baton of responsibility from the last administration to Engineer Valentine Oluwaseyi Buraimoh, a ready and experienced hand in the area of works and infrastructure, environment, human capacity development, ICT economic management, administration and in the science of effective human co-ordination for maximum result will make rapid development in Amuwo Odofin to surpass that of any other Local Government in Lagos State.
Indeed Amuwo Odofin will be more than fortunate to have one of its own, an astute, forth right, capable, dedicated and visionary leader emerge as the next executive chairman. Engr. Valentine Oluwaseyi Buraimoh is an intelligent, humble and respectful loyal party member who strongly believes in and upholds the change Initiative of the All Progressives Congress.
He has attended alot of trainings program in Nigeria, United Kingdom Trade and Investment (UKTI) in the United Kingdom, Las Vegas in the United States of America and many more.
He is courageous and committed to good governance and humble style of leadership as entrenched in the indefatigable National leader of APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Wth his ingenuity, entrepreneur acumen, scientific skills, organizational saavy, determination and sincerity of purpose, Amuwo Odofin Local Government is reassured of Engr. Valentine Oluwaseyi Buraimoh performing exceedingly greater than his predecessors.
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