Nigerian foremost urban planner, Dr. Femi Olomola, who was entrusted with the leadership of the town planning profession has passed on.

The National Council and members of Nigerian Institute of Town Planners have announced the demise of its 21st National President and Principal Partner, Femi Olomola and Company. He passed away after a brief illness on May 31, 2016 at his residence in Lagos.

Olomola In his acceptance speech as the NITP President pledged a-ten-year development plan for the Institute and commencement of a yearly National Urban Settlement Summit.
He also planned to create at least five million units of jobs per annum for registered town planners via the introduction of a Land Use Planning Report, which would be accompanied with applications for building permits, issuance of certificate of occupancy, and opening of corporate accounts with banks.

“We condole with his family and members of the Institute, Burial Arrangements will be announced later,” according to the  Asst. National Public Relations Secretary,  Ashiru Olugbenga Oladimeji.