NITP Chairman, Practice Committee
Tpl. Bisi Adedire; the principal Partner of Bisi Adedire and Partners is a professional in all aspects of physical planning, Housing and Environmental Development and management.
Born some 5-6 decades ago in Okemesi-Ekiti, Ekiti State, he achieved his ordinary and Higher National Diploma honours in Town and Regional Planning from the Lagos State Polytechnic and Yaba College of Technology respectively. He also had his Masters degree in Housing Management from the University of Ibadan. At present, he holds an honorary PhD in Church Development and Management.
Professionally, he is a Corporate Member, Nigeria Institute of Town Planners, Registered member of Association of Town Planning Consultants of Nigeria (ATOPCON), Fellow, the Chartered Institute of Corporate Marketing and Management of Nigeria, Fellow, the Institute of Chartered Administrators and Researchers of Nigeria, Registered Town Planner with Town Planners Registration Council, Member of Practice and Disciplinary Committee of NITP. Also, he is an external assessor for NITP/TOPREC Examination Council.
As a consultant, TPL Bisi Adedire has carried out several consultancy services for individual, corporate bodies/institution and government agencies. Amongst which are; Preparation of Redevelopment Plan of Alausa village, Ikeja, Lagos state, Preparation of Strategic Regional Plan for South west, Region, Nigeria, Preparation of Master Plan for John Albert University, Ilorin, Kwara State, Preparation of Development Guide for Osapa-London, Lekki , Preparation of Development Guide Plan for Olakitan Village, Command in Alimosho Local Government Preparation of Farm Layout in Ikorodu, Lagos state, Preparation of upgrading / Landuse studies for Ipaja communities in Alimosho local government area of Lagos state, Preparation of urban renewal scheme plan for Olaleye-Iponri in Lagos state amongst others. .
As a proof of his social interaction, he is an active member as well as executive member of some social clubs such as Harmony Progressive Club, Okemesi – Ekiti, Federation of Okemesi Improvement Union, Patriotic Club of Okemesi – Ekiti, house club of Lagos and Integral club of Okemesi- Ekiti. Recently, he was inaugurated as one of the patrons of The Boys Brigade, Lagos Council. Following his excellence in all ramifications, he has received numerous awards as listed below.
He has received dozens of awards to his credit which includes: merit awards for outstanding indigene of Ekiti State, merit award for Nigeria’s 50 greatest professionals; special recognition award for contribution to the development of building environment research group, Yaba Tech; special recognition award (hall of grace awards) for contribution to town planning profession in Nigeria; certificate of recognition as one of Nigerian’s top 100 leaders by contribution and engineering digest (CED) amongst others. He is married with children.
Unarguably, the astuteness of Tpl. Bisi Adedire has made him one of the outstanding town planners in the country. Having attended various seminars and workshops both locally and internationally as well as relaying his opinions on several subject matters in countless newspapers and journals, he is definitely not just a professional but a professional with a distinct.