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Profile of Late Engr. (Mrs) Olutoyin Odusina.

Engr. (Mrs) Olutoyin Odusina

NBBF Town Planning Committee Chairperson

 

 

Eunice Olutoyin Olufunke Odusina (Nee Lucas), BSc (Eng), MSc (Eng), CEng, MCIHT, MNSE, was born on the 19th of January 1973 to the Late Engineer Chief John Olusakin Lucas and Chief Mrs Esther Agbeke Lucas. Olutoyin is the second born and the only female child of her parents. She attended Sacred Heart Primary School, Ibadan and then St. Louis Grammar School, Ibadan. She studied Civil Engineering at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and graduated in 1995, thereafter she completed a Master’s of Science in Transportation Engineering and Planning at Salford University, UK in 1999.

Toyin got married in April 2000 to Mr Olutayo Odusina. The marriage has been blessed with two children: Mr Emmanuel Olumayowa Odusina and Ms Naomi Eniola Odusina.

Until her death she was the Regional Planning Manager, Integrated Programme Delivery Directorate, Bus Priority Team at transport for London (TFL). She was in charge of leading and managing a team responsible for planning and delivery bus priority and traffic management schemes in London. Between 2003 and 2004 she worked at Mouchel Parkman Limited as a Senior Engineer where she was in charge of Development Control, Project Management, Scheme Design, Traffic Management and Urban Design. From 1999 to 2003 she was employed at Surrey County Council as a Transportation Engineer, where she worked at the transportation and development control division. She was responsible for highways and transportation issues relating to planning and applications. Olutoyin Odusina worked at De Leuw Rothwell as a Traffic Engineer, between 1998 to 1999 where she was responsible for producing transportation assessment reports, design of traffic management schemes, safety audit and junction improvement. She also worked at David Walpole Associate as a graduate trainee engineer between 1997 and 1998.
Olutoyin Odusina was a chartered Engineer (CEng), Member of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (MCIHT) and a Member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (MNSE).

Until her death she was the president of the Engineering Forum of Nigerian, United Kingdom (EFN – UK) and the chairperson of the Town Planning Committee of the Nigerian British Business Forum (NBBF).

Olutoyin died after a brief illness, and she is survived by husband, Mr Olutayo Odusina and two children, Mr Emmanuel Olumayowa Odusina and Ms Naomi Eniola Odusina, siblings, Mr Joseph Babatunde Lucas, Dr Francis Olabanji Lucas and Dr. Isiah Olumide Lucas, cousins, nephews and nieces.