An alumnus of the University, Dr. (Engr.) Oladimeji Yusuf has been appointed as Permanent Secretary, Ogun State Ministry of Works and Infrastructure. Dr. Yusuf hails from Konjo-Adi compound in Ijaiye, Abeokuta, Ogun State and completed his primary and secondary school education at the Olumo Primary School and Premier Grammar School, Abeokuta respectively. He is a graduate of Civil Engineering from the University of Ilorin, Kwara State. He obtained his Postgraduate Diploma with Distinction in 2005; Master of Science in 2009, and Doctor of Philosophy Degrees in Computer Science in 2016 from FUNAAB.
He started his working career as an Engineer II with the Ogun State Ministry of Works and Housing in May 1991 and was elevated to the position of Permanent Secretary in September 2020. Dr. Yusuf is a registered Engineer with the Council for Regulation of Engineering Practice in Nigeria (COREN), member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), and member of the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS). He has participated in the procurement, planning, design, construction and supervision of several structural and highway engineering projects including the ongoing Urban Renewal Infrastructural Projects, among other key responsibilities in the Gateway State.