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MUMIN AKINTAYO MUMUNI- Head, Enforcement Unit

 

MUMIN AKINTAYO MUMUNI, he obtained first school leaving certificate from Sunnyfields Primary School Surulere after which he proceeded to Lagos State Model College, Kankon. He further proceeded and obtained a BSc.in Biology from Southern University at New Orleans, Louisiana. U.S.A.

He worked as a Research Associate with the Louisiana State University Life Sciences Centre, and also worked briefly as a State Sanitarian with the Louisiana State Government to ensure businesses and public facilities are compliant with safety, health and environmental regulations set by the State Government.

Determined to make an impact back home, he joined the Lagos State Civil Service in November, 2006. He worked briefly as a pioneer staff of LASAA (Lagos State Outdoor Advertisement Agency) and returned to the Ministry of the Environment. He worked with tirelessly with his senior colleagues to improve on existing policies on solid waste management, renewable energy, waste-to-wealth programmes and Committee on Land Excision under the Land Use Allocation Committee- Lagos State Lands Bureau. Beyond his professional calling, Mumuni also worked at the Local Government Establishment, Training and Pensions Office where he was posted to serve the Office of the Permanent Secretary. He has since continued with the crusade of restoring the pride of Lagos through the enforcement and compliance with the extant greening laws of the State.

He has attended several training workshops within and outside the country, including the implementation of eco-park development organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization in Kitakyushu, Japan which was aimed to promote resource control and circular economy practices. He is a member of Friends of the Environment (New Orleans Chapter), Senior Fellow Chartered Institute for Public Diplomacy Management, Waste Management Society of Nigeria,(WAMASON).

Mumuni is very passionate about the environment, loves nature, wildlife- photography, travelling, swimming, table-tennis, snooker and loves to participate in community development.