Samuel Adeniran TAIWO
Director, International Boundaries
Adeniran Taiwo is the Director, International Boundaries Department, Office of the Surveyor General of the Federation since 27th December, 2017. His previous positions include, Director Cadastral and Legal Survey Unit, Federal Ministry of Power, works and Housing, Acting Director, Planning Research and Documentation, Office of the Surveyor General of the Federation and Head Survey Unit, Federal Ministry of water Resources.
His responsibilities in the current position are, but not limited to:
(i) Preparation of specifications for international boundary demarcations and survey
(ii) Surveying and demarcation of Nigeria’s international boundaries
(iv) Liaising with the National Boundary Commission and International Joint Commissions on international boundaries issues
(v) Preparation of specifications and/or guidelines for interstate boundaries, demarcation surveys and boundaries maintenance
(vi) Liaising with the armed forces, security agencies and relevant MDAs on international boundary matters
(vi) Representing the Office on international boundary conferences and meeting
He represents the Office of the Surveyor General of the Federation at the National Boundary Commission(NBC). He has served two terms as external examiner for Surveying and Geo-Information Department, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna. He was once a Technical Aid volunteer to Jamaica Survey Department, Kingston, Jamaica; KOICA Alumni and an award of excellence winner.
Adeniran Taiwo studied at the University of Lagos, Lagos and United Nation Africa Regional Institute for Geospatial Information Science and Technology(AFRIGIST) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife where he was awarded a B.Sc. in Surveying and Geo-informatics; M.Sc. Geodesy and Post Graduate Diploma in Geographic Information System (GIS) respectively. He is also a member of a number of professional associations and have participated in Institution activities. Key amongst them are:
Member of Nigerian Institution of Surveyors
Certified Project Manager (PM) for Disaster Management Charter.
Registered Land Surveyor
Former Secretary Nigerian Institution of surveyor, Federal Capital territory, Abuja branch.