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URBAN AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

April 11, 2018
TPL. DUNMOYE MOYOADE OLASUNKANMI DIRECTOR URBAN AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT

TPL. DUNMOYE MOYOADE OLASUNKANMI (DIRECTOR URBAN AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT)

TPL. Dunmoye  Moyoade Olasunkanmi was born on 14th November, 1963 in Ipee. He hails from Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State.

He attended University of Ibadan and University of Ilorin, for his MURP and B.Sc respectively,  he had his Secondary Education at Abdulaziz Attah Memorial College Okene Kogi State and Primary Education at L.S.M.B. Primary School Igosun,  Kwara State.

He joined the service in 1988 between 1988 to 2007 as an intermediate officer, he was involved in  various Town Planning works.  He was involved in   Monitoring  and Implementation of National Sites and Services Programme, Urban Renewal and Slum Upgrading in Lagos, Oyo and Kano States. 

* Supervision and monitoring of infrastructure development and projects in Ondo and Benue State;
* Supervision and liaison  with Consultants preparing Urban Prioritization for Ogun and Lagos State

In 1999, as a Principal Town Planning Officer working in the Multilateral Project Coordinating Unit, he was posted to Plateau State as the Zonal Town Planning Officer (ZTPO).  He held the post until the year 2007 before his appointment as Acting Controller  Ministry of Environment, Housing and Urban Development, Plateau State. 

Between March, 2009 and September, 2009 he was appointed as Federal Controller of Works, Housing  and Urban Development, Osun State, serving as the representative of the Honourable Minister of Works, Housing and Urban Development in Osun  State where he managed day-to-day administrative running of the Ministry.

In January 2015, he was posted as Director Development Control (URD) and Zonal Director South West  under the National Housing Programme [NHP] .

From March 2019 to date he was appointed Director and  Head of Department  of Urban and Regional Development where he coordinates the activities of the Department of Urban and  Regional Development of the Federal Ministry of  Works and Housing throughout the 36 States of The Federation and FCT

TPL. Dunmoye Moyoade Olasunkanmi is a Fellow of Nigeria Institute of Town Planners, a Registered Town Planner with Town Planners Registration Council  (TOPREC), and  Corporate member, Nigeria Institute of Town Planners (NITP).

 

FUNCTIONS OF THE URBAN AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

April 11, 2018

PREAMBLE

The Housing sector of the Ministry stands on a tripartite mandate comprising easy access to land, provision of affordable housing and promotion of sustainable urban development. The Urban and Regional Development Department (URD) is one of the important tripartites which is  saddled with the responsibility of formulation, promotion and implementation of policies, programmes and projects on sustainable human settlements development in the country.

Structure of Urban and Regional Development

The Urban and Regional Development Department is made up of four (4) Directorates, namely:
*  Regional Development Directorate
*  Urban Development Directorate
*  Development Control Directorate
*  Urban Renewal and Slum Upgrading Directorate

Regional Development Directorate

Divisions:
*  Regional Planning and Development
*  Transportation Planning and Management
*  Rural and Community Planning

Urban Development Directorate

Divisions:
*  Urban Planning and Development
*  Urban Design
*  Urban Sector Multilateral Programmes

Development Control Directorate

Divisions:
*  Development Control
*  Infrastructure Development
*  Road Corridors Management

Urban Renewal & Slum Upgrading Directorate

Divisions:
*  Slum Upgrading and Urban Renewal
*  Regeneration/Redevelopment of Derelict Sites
*  Recreation and Parks

The functions of Urban and Regional Development Department:

*  Preparation, formulation and review of National Urban & Regional Development Policy;
*  Establishment of Physical Planning Standards through provisions in the building code for the country;
*  Monitoring and Control of developments on Federal Government lands and Estates;
*  Implementation of urban renewal and slum upgrading programmes across the country;
*  Conduct  of Urban Information System Studies in Nigerian cities;
*  Formulation and establishment of standardized urban traffic/transport planning and management of Nigerian cities,
*  Collaboration with international Organisations/ Agencies such as the World Bank, Shelter Afrique UN – Habitat, and Cities Alliance, AMCHUD and other International development partners on housing and human settlements issues.
*  Preparation of National Physical Development Plan to complement economic plans for sustainability and growth of the country.

Staffing

The Urban and Regional Development (URD) has about 409 staff made up of Town Planners, Technical Officers, Administrative Staff, Support Staff, IT and NYSC Officers. All these are carefully spread in the various Directorates and 36 State Field Offices.

 

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