Engr. Dr. Funmilayo Waheed-Adekojo floated FunmiAyinke Nig. Ltd., a fast growing
engineering company that is competently involved in project management, consultancy services,
supervision, design, processing and management of all organization businesses on every aspect of
mechanical, electrical and civil engineering works.
Under the able leadership of Engr. Dr. (Mrs.) Waheed-Adekojo, the company has also
distinguished itself in the area of construction of buildings, towers, roads and engineering
surveying, facilities management and public procurement training for organizations, general
supply of all goods, petroleum products and all types of vehicles. FunmiAyinke Nig. Ltd. also
prides itself as an indispensable ally in running of lines for filing stations, supply, installation and
maintenance of all fuel dispensing pumps across the length and breadth of Nigeria and beyond.
An embodiment of compassion and epitome of generosity, it is no gainsaying that Funmilayo has
positioned her outfits as platforms to reach out to the needy. This can be attested to by the quantum
of her philanthropic and humanitarian activities that dot every nock and cranny of the society.
To drive home her love for the suffering masses of this great country, she established FunmiAyinke
Humanity Foundation, an organisation she has vigorously used to touch many lives through job 3
creation, empowerment programmes for widows, single parents, abandoned children and children
under the care of single parents. To date, the foundation has empowered over 10,000 women and
sponsored more than 500 undergraduates among other gestures.
She is deeply committed to youth development and empowerment. Her weekly online Talent Hunt programme attracts more than 30,000 participants. Youths are trained through this platform on career and how to discover themselves and the inherent talents in them. All sections of the programme are captivating as they are fashioned to trigger the hidden treasure in the participants. The programme also involves competition through which the best five candidates receive cash gift every weekend.
Engr. Dr. Funmilayo Waheed-Adekojo belongs to many professional organizations. She is a Fellow of the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (FNIMechE), a Fellow of International Management Consultant (FIMC), and the Institute of Management Consultants-Nigeria Certified Management Consultant, a Fellow of Nigerian Society of Engineers (FNSE), and also Fellow of Institute of Management Specialist UK (FIMS), Member, Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN)
Certified Mechanical Engineer with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Global Member of Project Management Institute (PMI), USA, and Certified Procurement Cadre by the Bureau of Public Procurement. Some of the courses attended includes Comprehensive Computer Training on Auto CAD, Professional Education Course for Prospective Corporate Members, and several Engineering Assembly of the Recognition: Engr. Dr. Funmilayo Waheed Adekojo has been severally recognized, one of which is the Icon of Societal Development Award, given by the Progressive Student Movement.
She was singled out and honoured in 2020 with the award of Honorary Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa (D. Sc. Hons) in Public and Organizational Leadership by the European-American University, Republic of Panama. She also got Honorary Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) 5 Degree in Public Administration from the Universite Protestante De LAfrique De LOuest, Port Novo, Republic of Benin. There is no doubt that Engr. Dr. (Mrs.) Funmilayo Mary Waheed-Adekojo has, within a short period of time, paid her dues in her chosen field of engineering profession, even as she has adequately demonstrated a very strong character in the area of philanthropic and humanitarian services as well as job creation and women empowerment, the avenues through which she is relentlessly contributing to the development of the Nigerian nation. She has attended many conferences both locally and international some of which she was the guest speaker. Engr. Dr. (Mrs.) Funmilayo Waheed-Adekojo is happily married and the union is blessed with four children. She loves reading, music and dancing at her leisure. She is a music artist and recently released her single debut titled “It is our Time” and others including “I can make it”, “I love you Lord”, “Halleluyah”, by Funmi Ayinke”.and also Lunched her Record label (FUNMI AYINKE RECORD LEBEL) and new single “Obinrin”.
To keep abreast of development in her Professional Circle and the society at large, she has at various times, attended many knowledge enhancing courses and trainings. Some of these include, Fundamental Doctrine in Christian Faith on Discipleship, among many others. There is no doubt that Engr. Dr. Funmilayo Mary Waheed-Adekojo has, within a short period of time, paid her dues in her chosen field of Engineering Profession, even as she has adequately demonstrated a very strong character in the area of philanthropic and humanitarian services as well as job creation and Women Empowerment, the avenues through which she is relentlessly contributing to the development of the Nigerian nation.