Arc. Olumuyiwa Ige is currently the Commissioner for Lands, Physical Planning and Urban Development in the State of Osun. The native of Esa Oke in Obokun LGA in the State of Osun was born into the illustrious family of Late Chief Bola Ige, SAN and Hon. Justice (Mrs.) Atinuke Ige, JCA, OFR on the 28th of January 1967.
He attended Maryhill Convent School in Agodi, Ibadan amongst a few other schools in Nigeria and abroad before he received his Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch Honors) and Master of Architecture (M. Arch) Degrees from Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, USA.
The adept architect is a member of numerous professional organizations, amongst them are: International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP); International Union of Architects (UIA); African Union of Architects (AUA); Organization of Nigeria Building Professional (ONBP) Chicago – USA Chapter; Architects Registration Council of Ghana (ARCOG); Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN) – Oyo State Branch; Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) and Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA).
He was formerly Project Manager/Corporate Architect – Metropolitan Rail (Metra) Chicago Illinois USA, and Director – LBA (GH) Ltd., Accra Ghana. His special projects includes: Multi-Modal Transportation Facility for FCT Abuja; Master Plan for the Faculty of Education Campus, Special Education Department, University of Ibadan; Master Plan for UCH second Acquisition Ibadan; Master Plan for Ijesa North Anglican Diocese Acquisition and Member, Transformation Think-Tank (TTT); Gov. Ajimobi Administration (Oyo State).
His outstanding performances has earned him several honours and laurels within and outside Nigeria; some of the notable Awards are McDonald’s Corporation USA-Development Team Award (Low Cost Concept), Metropolitan Rail (Metra) – Exceptional Performance Award (3 years consecutively) and Nigerian Institute of Architects (Presidential Award).
Arc. Ige is happily married to Mrs. Oyindamola Adeyoola Ige, a successful legal practitioner and academician. The marriage is blessed with three sons.