OUR AWESOME TEAM

Our team brings a wealth of experience, trust us to take care of projects of any scale in architecture, engineering, designing and surveys. Meet our team.

  • Tunde Oyekola
    Tunde Oyekola
    CEO/Principal Partner
  • Oluwaseun Bamidele
    Oluwaseun Bamidele
    Director of Operations
  • Joy Ogar
    Joy Ogar
    Head of Administration
  • Chiedu Victor Obatu
    Chiedu Victor Obatu
    Senior Project Architect
  • Kehinde Aliu Oseiza
    Kehinde Aliu Oseiza
    Projects Architect
  • Akintunde Adeoye
    Akintunde Adeoye
    Projects Architect
  • Florence Eribake
    Florence Eribake
    Projects Architect
  • Cynthia Benjamin
    Cynthia Benjamin
    Admin Assistant
  • Oladele Jegede
    Oladele Jegede
    Head Quality Surveyor
  • Tolulope Ladokun
    Tolulope Ladokun
    Quantity Surveyor
  • Tosin Adegoke, NSE
    Tosin Adegoke, NSE
    Civil Engineer
  • Ibrahim Gidado, NSE
    Ibrahim Gidado, NSE
    Structural Engineer
  • Sam Otenaike, FNSE
    Sam Otenaike, FNSE
    Chief Electrical Engineer
  • Gbenga Onifade, NSE
    Gbenga Onifade, NSE
    Mechanical Engineer

We are committed to taking advantage of modern technology as well as adopting an integrated approach which combines the best in architectural and engineering practice to resolving design and building issues.

Tunde Oyekola
CEO/Principal Partner

Tunde Oyekola is the Principal Partner/Architect of El-Mansur Atelier, graduating with first class honours in Architecture from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

He was also the best graduating student in the class from the Ahmadu Bello University where he bagged a Master of Science degree in Architecture. He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Architects as well as the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria.

Tunde Oyekola holds the following Professional Memberships:
-Nigerian Institute of Architects
-International Associate, American Institute of Architects
-Airport Consultants Council
-International Association of Airport Executives

His commitment to taking advantage of modern technology as well as adopting an integrated approach which combines the best in architectural and engineering practice to resolve design and building issues has enabled EMA to make giant strides since its inception to become a major player in the Nigerian design and building industry.
E-Mail: tunde@elmansuratelier.com
LinkedIn Arc. Oyekola

Oluwaseun Bamidele
Director of Operations

ABIMBOLA OLUWASEUN BAMIDELE, is the Director of Operations of El-Mansur Atelier Group, (EMA) an AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) company based in Nigeria with a commitment to providing bespoke global design and construction services. He is responsible for the general coordination of all team leads on various projects and also handles the procurement process for the organisation.

Graduating from the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomoso, in 2000, he joined EMA after completing his compulsory NYSC programme, which he undertook with the firm. After 6yrs of field experience, he returned to the Federal University of Technology Akure where he obtained a Master of Technology degree in Architecture in 2006. He was awarded Best All Round, in the Nigerian Institute of Architecture (NIA) Professional Practice Examination NIAPPE Finals I (March 2009). He was admitted as a full member of the Nigerian Institute of Architects in 2010 as well as the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria in the same year. He is an International associate member of the American Institute of Architects.

Abimbola has earned the LEED Green Associate credential placing him among an elite group of leading professionals in the green building industry. As a credentialed professional, he possesses knowledge of green building practices and how to support others working on LEED projects.

In addition to his broad experience in airport design, Abimbola has been a key member in the decision making on several multinational collaborative efforts with African, American, European and Asian project partners towards the successful delivery of a variety of projects including: Projects for International Oil and Gas companies, Commercial Real Estate developments, Healthcare Facilities and Diplomatic missions.

He has attended numerous seminars and workshops worldwide as well as specialized courses at Harvard and the Airport Consultants Council to name a few.

Joy Ogar
Head of Administration

Joy Ogar is a consummate corporate professional with over 15 years experience in the fields of Adminstration, Human Resources Management and Education.

She is the Head of Adminstration/HR. Joy obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in English Language from the University of Abuja in 2001. She has a Post Graduate Diploma in Education, a Diploma Certificate in computer science and human resources.

She is a certified Human Resource Professional. With her exposure to a broad range of businesses, she is privileged to possess key skills in negotiations, planning, strategy development and implementation. As the Head of Admin/HR, she is tasked with the management of the day-to-day operation of the organization.

Chiedu Victor Obatu
Senior Project Architect

CHIEDU VICTOR OBATU is Senior Projects’ Architect at EMA responsible for the coordination of the team of architects on projects of varying types and scopes, delivering services ranging from project conceptual design stages through design documentation and contract procurement stages to construction inspection and project handover stages.

Graduating from the University of Nigeria in 2007 where he obtained B.sc and M.sc degrees in Architecture, Chiedu joined EMA in 2010 after completing his compulsory NYSC programme, and following a brief stint with ATO Architects, Lagos. He is a full member of the Nigeria Institute of Architects and fully registered with the Architects’ Registration Council of Nigeria, ARCON.

He has worked on a variety of projects which include projects for International Oil and Gas companies, Airports, Commercial Real Estate developments and Healthcare Facilities.

Kehinde Aliu Oseiza
Projects Architect

KEHINDE OSEIZA Obtained his B.Sc and M.Sc (Architecture) from Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma. He did his internship at Amarch Consultants Lagos, and did his youth service at A & K Construction Ltd.

He joined Interstate Architects Ltd Abuja, where he officially started his professional career. In 2014 he started working in El Mansur Atelier, where he is a project architect who has been involved in various architectural projects.

Akintunde Adeoye
Projects Architect

Akintunde graduated from the Federal University of Technology Akure with a Master of Technology in Architecture.

Since joining El-Mansur in 2014, he has worked on a variety of projects at different stages including programming, planning, schematic design, design documentation, and contract management on projects ranging in scale from residential apartments to multi-building campuses.

Akintunde believes in using design to shape people’s living conditions and tries to make every design decision with this in mind.

Florence Eribake
Projects Architect

FLORENCE ERIBAKE, is a project architect with the firm. She is a member of a team focused on promptly and successfully executing building projects from conceptual design phase through completion. She is also responsible for the procurement process for the organization.

Graduating from the University of Lagos in 2008 where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in architecture and in 2010 she bagged a Master in Environmental Design (M.E.D), Florence joined EMA two years after completing her compulsory NYSC programme in 2012 which she undertook with the firm. She was admitted as an associate member of the Nigerian Institute of Architect in 2015.

Cynthia Benjamin
Admin Assistant

Cynthia Humwapwa Benjamin is the Customer Service Officer at EMA. She has five years’ experience in communication and customer service relations.

She is also the Admin Assistant. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Film Arts from the University of Jos in 2010.

She also has a Diploma in Mass communication. Cynthia oversees the online and offline communications of El-Mansur Atelier.

Oladele Jegede
Head Quality Surveyor

Mr. Oladele Jegede is a competent Quantity Surveyor with over 20 years’ experience in both consultancy and construction outfits leading to an ethical and professional approach to all areas of work. He graduated from Yaba College Technology in 1995 with Higher National Diploma in Quantity Surveying.

He also bagged Master in Business Administration (Human Resources) from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology.

He works with various construction companies as senior quantity surveyor for 8years before joining consultancy firm. Mr. Oladele Jegede bagged certificates in Estimating, FIDIC 1999 Contracts Claims and Advanced Project Controls.

Tolulope Ladokun
Quantity Surveyor

LADOKUN MARTINS TOLULOPE is a Certified professional with 6+ years’ progressive experience in the construction Quantity Surveying field and a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria.

He had solid knowledge in buildings and infrastructure projects at pre and post contract stages. He is highly motivated and innovative with exceptional skills in Tendering, Taking-off, Cost Estimating and Contract Administration.

Tosin Adegoke, NSE
Civil Engineer

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Ibrahim Gidado, NSE
Structural Engineer

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Sam Otenaike, FNSE
Chief Electrical Engineer

Engineer Sam Otenaike a seasoned Electrical engineer with a cutting edge. With a reservoir of knowledge gathered from 20 years working experience in electrical engineering. He graduated from the University of Lagos in 1989 and bagged a degree in Electrical Engineering.

He joined McAdog & Associates, Lagos in 1992 where he handled various positions starting as Design/Project engineer and rising up to the position of partner in McAdog & Associates, Abuja after 12 years of dutiful service.

Engr Otenaike bagged certificates in Project design using electrical design software solutions from AMTECH training centre in Milton, Keynes, U.K in 2000, 2001. He is a member of the Nigerian society of Engineers (NSE), British Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEE now IET), Association of Consulting Engineers Nigeria (ACEN), American Society for Heating, Refrigeration and Air conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). He is also registered with the Council of Regulation of Engineering practice in Nigeria (COREN) and is licensed to practice as a consulting Engineer.

Gbenga Onifade, NSE
Mechanical Engineer

Gbenga Onifade has a rich and diverse educational background having graduated with double degrees (Engineering and Mathematics), thereafter, proceeded to badge his Masters in Mechanical Engineering at the University of the West of England, Bristol, United Kingdom.

He is a founding staff of Samabot & Associates Limited and his involvement in engineering consultancy services spans about ten years. The renovation of the Nicon Hilton (now Transcorp Hilton) Abuja, construction supervision of Adamawa Plaza and Jimeta Ultra-Modern International Market (both owned by the Adamawa State Government of Nigeria), and the Delta Place (a commercial development by the Delta State Government, Nigeria) are some of the projects he has actively been involved in.

Gbenga is very versatile in many software, they include: AutoCAD, Revit MEP, Memate HVAC, Planca Nova HVAC, Solidworks, Solidedge, ANSYS, MS Office, MS Project