We are relentless in delivering winning results for our clients and associates and only win when they do. We set clear objectives, measure our performances, and execute with tenacity. Sustained success is achieved through outcomes, not activity.
What got us here won’t get us there. We strive for continuous growth in innovative thinking and never settle for obsolete methods of implementation; this is the mindset that fuels our growth. We experiment and challenge conventions to uncover new and better ways to serve clients and improve ourselves.
This is our business. We are not bystanders. If something isn’t right, we fix it. We speak our minds to make things better. We are accountable for our actions and outcomes.
Our success is directly linked to the quality of service we deliver. We are wired to roll up our sleeves and deliver excellently and are extremely responsive to the client’s requests, we seek to understand needs and priorities, and we proactively share ideas and news.
Creating great solutions is an enterprise-wide team sport. We ask for and offer help to one another and appreciate the power of diverse perspectives. We share information and strive to create an environment that welcomes and values everyone.
Esv. Ayodele Israel Olaiya is the Principal Partner of Dele Olaiya & Associates – a firm of Estate Surveyors and Valuers.
He holds a Mini MBA from the London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) and is an alumnus of the Pan-Africa University, Lagos Business School, Owners-Managers Program (OMP15), he also holds a certificate for Real Estate Finance from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Boston, USA. He is currently a student of Law at the prestigious University of London and is in process of gaining a Bachelor of Laws soon.
He is a former member of ( MCPD)3 and has attended both local and international trainings. Esv. Olaiya is a serial entrepreneur with businesses spanning real estate, consulting, construction, cement distribution among many other business interests.
He is an Associate Member of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors & Valuers (NIESV) and a Registered Member of the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON). He is a Fellow of the Certified Institute of Auctioneers (FCIA), also a Fellow of the Professional Excellence Foundation of Nigeria, a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC) and a member in the Faculty of Facility Management, Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors & Valuers. He is also a Member, National Mandatory Continuing Professional Development (MCPD), a member of the THINK TANK Committee of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors & Valuers and a Director at Triple C Company Limited.
As a fresh graduate of Estate Management, he kick-started his working career at the Bishop’s Court, a property firm situated in Lagos. He later joined Emefiele Ehi & Co., a professional Estate Surveying & Valuation firm and then crossed over to Demola Adetola & Co. another professional firm.
After his stint at Demola Adetola & Co, Esv. Olaiya, was employed as an estate surveyor at Jide Taiwo & Co. one of the leading Estate Surveying & Valuation firms in Nigeria, where he held sway and became Head, Letting Department at the Head Office in Lagos and, where he cut his teeth as a thorough-bred professional with a high level of integrity.
In search of his Golden Fleece and quest for new challenges, he resigned gracefully from Jide Taiwo & Co and joined Intercontinental Homes Savings and Loans Plc and was promoted as Head, Marketing, he was the Head of Marketing for 4 years and was nicknamed ‘Midas’ being the bulwark of the marketing division of the establishment with a knack for exceeding sales targets and registering ‘high net-worth’ clients with his usual broad smile and a snap of his fingers. On 24th December 2010, he resigned gracefully, to set up his own Estate Firm.
Esv. Olaiya is an undisputed skilled professional still in the prime of his age and career. He is happily married with children.
MUYIWA OMOLE ANIVS, RSV
Muyiwa Omole is a Partner at Dele Olaiya & Associates, a firm of Registered Estate Surveyors and Valuers.
He holds Bachelor of Science degree in Estate Management from the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, and Master in Project Management from the University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos State. He was briefly with Intercontinental Homes Savings and Loans Plc. He joined AIO Properties Limited as the manager of the company in 2010 and in 2012 crossed over to Dele Olaiya & Associates.
Mr. Omole is an Associate Member of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), a Registered Member of the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON), a registered member of the Certified Institute of Auctioneers (CIA) a member in the Faculty of Facility Management, Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors & Valuers and also an Alumnus of the School of Estate. He has attended both local and international trainings.
Valerie Okoruwa currently occupies a dual position of Company Secretary at AIO Properties Limited and Head, Legal Services/ Human Resources at Dele Olaiya & Associates. She obtained her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Benin and was called to the Nigerian Bar Association as a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. She joined Dele Olaiya & Associates in 2017.
She started her professional career at the Law Firm of Perchstone & Graeys where she gained extensive legal knowledge and was exposed to a vast area of Law and garnered legal skills tailored at meeting the various demands of modern legal practice. She joined the Law Firm of Rotimi Aladesanmi & Associates, where she underwent the one year compulsory National Youth Service, and participated in an active litigation practice. After her National Youth Service, she joined the Law Firm of IPI WATCH SERVICES and subsequently the Law Firm of Dominion Chambers and she was exposed to transnational matters relating to diverse areas of Law which include: Intellectual Property, Company Secretarial responsibilities, Legal Risk Management, Corporate Commercial Law, Information Technology, Software licensing and protection, Contract Administration, Corporate Governance and Perfection of titles to Land/ Obtaining Governor’s Consent. She has sat on various board meetings as Company Secretary, advised clients in corporate restructuring, regulatory and industrial compliance, Labour relations, legal advisory services, agreement draft and review, and corporate commercial services.
Valerie is an avid reader, a skilled writer and researcher and demonstrates excellent skills in Due Diligence, Legal Risk Management and advice on corporate/ property matters. She is a member of the Nigeria Bar Association, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, Nigeria and a Chartered Arbitrator with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (U.K)
Mrs. Mary Uko is currently the Accountant/Administrative Officer of the firm. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Uyo. She was with Intercontinental Wapic Insurance Plc (now Wapic Insurance Plc) and Leadway Assurance PLC, before joining AIO Properties Ltd.
She is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigerian (ICAN), as well as a graduate member of the Nigerian Institute of Management. She joined Dele Olaiya & Associates in 2012 and is presently the Firm’s Accountant
TUNDE ALLEN ANIVS, RSV, MCIA, MNIM
Mr. Tunde holds a B.Sc. in Estate Management from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, and M.Sc. in Estate Management from the University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos State.
He started his professional working experience as an Estate Surveyor at Messrs Bode Ariyibi and Company before joining Messrs Tope Ojo and Tunde Olonisakin (Estate Surveyors and Valuers). He Joined AIO Properties Limited in 2011 as an Estate Surveyor and in 2012 crossed over to Dele Olaiya & Associates.
By virtue of his position as the head of the valuation department, He has led a number of valuation assignments for Dele Olaiya & Associates.
He is an Associate Member of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (ANIVS), a Registered Surveyor and Valuer (RSV), a registered member of the Certified Institute of Auctioneers (MCIA) and also a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM).
Miss. Fatima Audu has an Ordinary National Diploma in Business Administration and Management from the Federal Polytechnic Bauchi before proceeding to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi where she bagged a Bachelor of Science degree.
She served with the Estate Department Kuje Area Council as Estate Agent in 2009 and a Property Manager of Prime Properties and Company Limited in 2010 before proceeding to Safir International Holidays as a Telemarketer and Indoor Sales Executive from which she joined Airtel Nigeria as Customer Service Executive in November 2010.
She is a graduate member of the Nigerian Institute of Management and also possesses People Management skill with Strong Communication and Analytical skills. She joined Dele Olaiya & Associates in 2013 and is currently the General Manager
Mr. Oyebola Kazeem holds Bachelor of Science degree in Estate Management from the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife in 2011. His professional career started with the firm of Olaniyi Gbaiye & Partners where he had his student Industrial Work experience scheme (SIWES). He worked with J. Ajayi Patunola & Company as an Estate Surveyor for three years. He currently works with Dele Olaiya & Associates as the Head, Port Harcourt Branch. He joined Dele Olaiya & Associates in 2017 and is currently an Associate Partner ii
MRS. YUSUFF ABIDEMI OLUWAFUNMILAYO
She has an Ordinary National Diploma in Purchasing and Supplying from Kwara State Polytechnic before proceeding to the University of Ilorin, Kwara State where she bagged a B.Sc. in Geography. Subsequently, after her studies, she had her National Youth Service at Jide Taiwo and Company, Lagos, where she served as a Valuation Marketer. Upon the completion of her National service, she was retained as a Valuation Marketer till 2009. She Joined Ajayi 1Patunola & Company in the year 2010 as a Valuation Marketer. She is presently with Dele Olaiya & Associates as a Manager at Yaba Branch
She is a probationer member of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers. She is happily married with children.
Olayinka Afolabi Oriyomi joined the firm of Messr Dele Olaiya& Associates in November 2018.
Prior to joining Dele Olaiya & Associates, she served as the Head of facility Management under the firm of Messr E-Philips & Co and oversaw all facilities of ITF within Abuja under the firm’s portfolio
Olayinka brings into Dele Olaiya & Associates an extensive knowledge in real estate and facility management gained over the years.
She had her early career at Diran Adetunji & Associates as a resident surveyor in charge of residential and commercial properties within Kaduna environs and Abuja.
She underwent her Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme, SIWES with Messr. Jide Taiwo& Co (Kano Branch). She holds a Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) in Estate Management and Valuation from the Federal University of Technology and is a probationer member of Nigeria Institution of Estate Surveyor and Valuer, NIESV.
Ms. Binta Ibrahim is currently the Head of Property Management (Branch-wide) at Dele Olaiya and Associates.
She holds a Higher National Diploma in Architecture from Yaba College of Technology. Determined by the passion for the built environment and Real Estate, she further obtained a B.S.C from the esteemed University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos State.
She started her professional work experience as an intern at Concept Struck Nigeria Limited and Kurif Design Limited. Further to obtaining a degree in Estate Management, she joined Ismail and Partners, a Chattered Estate Surveying and valuation firm where she did her SIWES and gained knowledge about Valuation, Property Management, and Estate brokerage. She joined HK Designs where she did her one-year NYSC and was exposed to the knowledge of property development and building maintenance. She joined Dele Olaiya and Associates as an Estate Surveyor in 2018.
She is a graduate member of the Nigerian Institute of Estate Surveyors and Valuer.
Miss Abiodun is currently the head of the Information Technology Department of the Dele Olaiya & Associates. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer and Information Science from Achievers University, Owo.
She underwent an internship at Kogi Radio Station, Kogi State, and had her compulsory National Youth Service at SMIIT Systems, Bauchi, and has worked at Ultra Media Solutions and Taste of Saffron as a Digital Marketer and Search Engine Operator respectively.
She is skilled in Web Designing, Digital Marketing, and Graphics.