Engr. Oluwole Olumide Sotire was born on 24th June 1968 at the Lagos Island Maternity Hospital, Lagos
He attended St Mary’s Private School, Ajele for his Primary School Education and then International School, Ibadan, for his Secondary School Education. In 1984, he gained admission into the University of Lagos to read Civil Engineering and graduated with honours in 1989. He thereafter proceeded for NYSC in Escravos, Warri, Delta State where he worked on various projects with the Design and Construction Dept, Escravos Tank farm of Chevron Nig Ltd.
After NYSC He worked with Demabog Nig Limited(Civil Engineering Contractors) and Eshrow Associate(Engineering Consultants). During this period, he also obtained an Msc Degree in Construction Management from the University of Lagos.
Engr. Sotire joined the Lagos State Civil Service in April 1992 as an Executive Engr. Grade 2 and rose to Director Grade level 17 in July 2016
He has worked in the followings MDA’s. Ministry of Physical Planning, Ministry of Works and Infrastructure, Lagos State Public Works Corporation and is presently at the Ministry of Education as Director of the Projects Unit.
He is a chartered Engr.(Coren Registered), Member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers and Member of the Nigerian Institute of Civil Engineers. He is also a 2008 awardee of the Lagos State productivity Award
Engr. Sotire is happily married with 3 children.