User Profile

Name: Kemi Ojekunle( nee Okanlawon), Dr.
Member Since: February 12th, 2008
Member Name: Kemi.okanlawon
Last Logged In: April 8th, 2014
Location: AK
Biography:

Nationality                                   Nigerian

Marital Status                              Married

Sex                                                Female

State of Origin                             Ogun State

Local government area              Yewa North Local Government

Tel.                                                08025225438 & 08168176516

E-mail                                           kemiokanlawon@email.com

Hobbies                                        Reading, Singing and Playing Table Tennis.

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Araromi Primary School, Orile Agege                                       1981-1985
  • Saka Tinubu Memorial High School, Orile Agege                    1985-1991
  • University of Abuja, F.C.T., Abuja                                            1992-1996
  • University of Lagos, Lagos                                                         1998-1999
  • University of Lagos, Lagos                                                         2001-2011

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED WITH DATES

  • First School Leaving Certificate                                                       1985
  • Certificate/Testimonial in First Aid Course                                      1987
  • Senior Secondary School Certificate                                                1991
  • B.Sc. (Ed.) Geography (2nd Class Upper)                                         1996
  • M.Sc. Geography (Transportation)                                                   1999
  • Certificate in Computer Studies                                                        2002
  • Ph.D  Geography                                                                               2011

 

WORKING EXPERIENCE

1. Place:              Gifted Secondary School, Gwagwalada, Abuja                   -  1996                               

    Position held: Geography Teacher (Teaching Practice)

 

2. Place:              College of Education, Gindiri, Plateau State                       -   1997

    Position held: Lecturer (NYSC), Geography Department                                          

 

3. Place:              Jelly-Las College, Abekoko B/stop, Ipaja Road, Agege,  -   1997 - 2001

                            Lagos State

    Position held:  Geography Teacher and H.O.D., Department of Social Sciences            

 

4. Place:              University of Lagos, Department of Geography             - 2001 - 2004                                      Position held:   Graduate Assistant

 

5. Place:               University of Lagos, Department of Geography          - 2005 - 2010   Position held:   Assistant Lecturer

 

6. Place:               University of Lagos, Department of Geography          - 2010 -2013

   Position held:   Lecturer II

 

7. Place:               University of Lagos, Department of Geography          - 2013 till date

   Position held:   Lecturer I

 

CURRENT RESEARCH

Current development in the transportation sector in Lagos

 

CONSULTATION/PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Survey work on Demographic and Socio-economic Transportation in Metropolitan Lagos in 2005 - UNILAG CONSULT Project.

Lagos Mass Rail Transit (LMRT) Commuter and Household Surveys in 2006 - LAMATA Project

Iyana Ipaja-Ikotun Franchise Bus Routes in 2006 - LAMATA Project

Urban Transport consultant (2006 till date) – Geo-Trans Associates Limited

 

A 4-Day Report Writing and Presentation Skills Workshop, organized by Staff Training and Development Unit, University of Lagos, 23rd -26th July, 2012

 

A 2- Day Workshop on Transport Management and Organization in a Developing Economy, organized by the Institute of Transport Administration Nigeria, held at Royal Birds Motel Ltd., Akure – Ondo State, between 30th-31st August, 2012

 

A 1-Day Workshop on Effective Management of the University’s Academic Affairs, organized by Staff Training and Development Unit, University of Lagos, 6th March, 2014.

 

PUBLICATIONS/RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

 

Dissertation/ Thesis

Okanlawon, K. R. (1996).The Adequacy of Social Studies Programme as a Preparation for the Study of Geography at the Senior Secondary School Level, A case Study of Two Selected Secondary Schools in Gwagwalada F.C.T.  B.Sc. (Ed.) Project (Unpl.), University of Abuja, 57p.

Okanlawon, K. R. (1999). Towards Enhancement of Rail Transport for Efficient Freight Distribution in Nigeria. M.Sc. Dissertation (Unpl.), University of Lagos, 61p. 

Okanlawon, K. R. (2011). A Study of Rail Mass Transit in Lagos and its Environs. Ph.D thesis (Unpl.), University of Lagos, Nigeria, 163p.

 

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Oni, S.I. & Okanlawon, K.R. (2005). Challenges and Prospectus of Urban Mass Transit in Lagos, Nigeria. In Fadeyi, A. & Somoye, R. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 1st Faculty of Social Sciences International Conference, Lagos State University, Ojo, 30th November - 2nd December, 2004, Lagos: Rocsom Publishers, pp.77- 99.

 Oni, S.I., Okanlawon, K.R. and Asenime, C.O. (2006). Institutional Framework for the Transformation of Transport Administration in Metropolitan Lagos. In Anifowose, R. and Babawale, T. (Eds.), Proceedings of a National Workshop, organized by the Department of Political Science, University of Lagos, 29th- 30th June, 2006, Lagos: Concept Publications Limited, pp.421-437.

Oni, S. I. & Okanlawon, K. R. (2005). Transportation Education in Nigeria. In Ikulayo, P.B. (ed.), Proceedings of the 1st International Sports Psychology Conference at University of Lagos, 8th-11th June, 2005 , Ibadan : Oluakin Publishers, pp.106-118.

 

Oni, S. I. & Okanlawon, K. R. (2011).  Transport and Ethno-religious Violence in Nigeria.   In Ogundipe, Akinade and Omoegun (Eds.), Proceedings of the 6th Annual Security Conference at University of Lagos, 17th-18th February, 2011, Lagos: The Institute of Security, Nigeria, pp.215-228.

 

Book

Okanlawon, K. R. (2011). A Study of Rail Mass Transit in Lagos and its Environs. ISBN: 978-3-8465-0249-5, Germany: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co.KG, 121p.

 

Articles that have already appeared in learned journals

Oni, S. I. & Okanlawon, K. R. (2006). Nigeria’s Transport Infrastructural Development: An Integral Part of the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS). In Journal of Social and Policy Issues.Volume 3, Number 2, pp.7-13.

Okanlawon, K. R. (2006). Towards Enhancement of Light Rail System in Efficient Transportation of Commuters in Lagos State. In Journal of Social Policy and Society.  Volume1, Number1, Duncan Science Publication,  pp.22 -27.

 

Okanlawon, K. R. (2007). Inter-modal Transport System; A Study of Lagos State.  In Journal of Environmental Research and Policies. Volume 2, Number 2, Duncan Science Company, pp.67-71.

Kemi Ojekunle(nee Okanlawon) (Lead Author) & C Michael Hogan (Topic Editor) 2008. Urban Rail Transport, Lagos, Nigeria. In Encyclopedia of Earth. Eds. Cutler J. Cleveland (Washington, D.C.: Environmental Information Coalition, National Council for Science and the Environment). Published in the Encyclopedia of Earth April 12, 2008. <http://www.eoearth.org/article/Urban_rail_transport,_Lagos,_Nigeria>

Okanlawon, K. R. (2010). Operational Constraints of the Lagos Mass Transit Train.  In International Journal of Geography and Regional Planning. Volume 2, Number 1, Nigeria: Blackwell Educational Books, pp.1-8

 

Oni, S.I.  & Okanlawon, K.R. (2011). Transport Planning in Nigeria: A Plea for Incorporating the Gender Factor. In Journal of Social Sciences: Interdisciplinary Reflection of Contemporary Society. Volume 29, Number 2, ISSN 0971-8923, India: Kamla- Raj Publishers pp.177-182

Oni, S. I. & Okanlawon, K. R. (2011). Data and Management Information Systems in Nigeria’s Railway Planning. In Journal of Logistics and Transport. Volume 3, Number 1, ISBN: 978 125 1611, Nigeria: Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology, Zaria, pp.114-124.

Oni, S. I. & Okanlawon, K. R. & Olagunju, K.(2011). An Analysis of Articulated Vehicle Operation in Nigeria. In Journal of Logistics and Transport. Volume 4, Number 1, ISBN: 978 125 1611, Nigeria: Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology, Zaria, pp.80-91.

 

Okanlawon, K.R. (2012).  Contemporary Issues in the Transportation Sector in Lagos State. In International Journal of Geography and Regional Planning. Volume 4, Number 1, Nigeria: Blackwell Educational Books, pp.11-19

 

Okanlawon, K.R. (2012).  Potential Ridership of an Efficient Rail Mass Transit in Lagos. In International Journal of Research, Innovations and Sustainable Development. Volume 2, Number 1, ISSN: 2276-8122, Cameroon: Centre for Advanced Training and Research, pp.109-117.

Oni, S. I. & Okanlawon, K. R. (2013). An Overview of Railway Infrastructural Development in Nigeria. In Journal of Communications and Governance. Volume 2, Number 1, Nigeria: Courier and Logistics Institute, Lagos, pp.41-56.

 

Papers already accepted for publication

Oni, S.I. & Okanlawon, K.R. (2011). Vulnerability and Environmental Security: The Impact of Disasters on a Community. In Journal of Human Ecology (JHE). Ref. No: JHE-2244, India: Kamla- Raj Publishers.

 

Oni, S.I. & Okanlawon, K.R. (2012). An Assessment of the Usage of the Lagos Mass Transit Trains. In International Journal of Railway, Volume 5, Number 1, Seoul, Korea.

 

Okanlawon, K.R. (2014).  In-Vehicle Public Transport Survey in Lagos: The Need for a Rail Mass Transit. In International Journal of Advancement Environmental Science, Paper No.: IRDI/2013/226.

 

 

Unpublished Papers read at Conference

Oni, S. I. & Okanlawon, K. R. (2004).  Private Partnership Initiatives for Transport Development in Nigeria. Paper presented at an International Conference on African Perspectives on Globalization and Sustainable Development, Lagos State University, Ojo, November 30th - 2nd December, 2004.

Okanlawon, K. R. (2005). Railway in Intra-urban Transportation in Lagos. Paper presented at a two-day National Conference on the Lagos Region, University of Lagos, June 15th-16th, 2005.

Oni, S. I. & Okanlawon, K. R. (2010). Gender and Transport: Integrating Gender Issues into Transport Planning in Nigeria. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual International Colloquium of Gender Study Group, University of Lagos, 19th June, 2010.

Oni, S. I. & Okanlawon, K. R. (2011).  An Evaluation of Railway Infrastructural Development.  Paper presented at the 53rd Annual Conference Tagged LASU-EKO ANG 2011, Faculty of Social Sciences, Lagos State University, 21st-25thNovember, 2011.

Oni, S. I. & Okanlawon, K. R. (2012).  Transportation in Security Management and Enhanced Productivity.  Paper presented at the 7th Annual Security Conference on Revitalizing Security Services and Law Enforcement for Enhanced Productivity and Effectiveness, organized by the Institute of Security, Nigeria, 16th & 17th July, 2012.

Oni, S. I. & Okanlawon, K. R. (2012).  Sustainable Options for the Development of an Efficient Rail Mass Transit in Lagos, Nigeria. Paper presented at A 2- Day national Conference on Making room for Lagos Megacity, organized by the Department of Geography, University of Lagos, 25th & 26th July, 2012.

Oni, S. I., Ojekunle, K. R. & Adeaga, O.A.(2012).  Impacts of Climate Change on Regional Transport. Paper presented at A 2- Day International Conference on Climate Change, Environment and Sustainable Development, organized by the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lagos, 20th – 21st November, 2012.

Oni, S. I.,Forteta, N., Ojekunle, K. R. & Oyewo, M.A.(2012).  The Impact of Port Reforms on Port and Terminal Management.  Paper presented at A 2- Day National Conference on Integrated Transportation for National Development, organized by the Department of Geography, University of Lagos, 6th – 7th December, 2012.

Oni, S. I. & Ojekunle, K. R. (2013).  Enhancing Transportation Infrastructure Security in Nigeria.  Paper presented at the 8th Annual Security Conference on Security and Safety in Commercial and Industrial Environment: Changing Patterns, Challenges and Solutions, organized by the Institute of Security, Nigeria, 23rd & 24th August, 2013.

 

 

POSITION/MEMBERSHIP

  • Academic Course Adviser 300 Level (Geography Department, University of Lagos)
  • Staff Adviser (Nigerian Geography Students’ Association)
  • Secretary (Curriculum/Programme Review Committee, Geography Department)
  • Member, International Research and Development Network (International Research and Development Institute)
  • Member of Library Committee (Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lagos)
  • Member, Nigerian Geographic Association
  • Member, Geo-Trans Associates Limited
  • Member, Women in Logistics and Transport

 

 

REFEREES

 

 

(1) Professor S.I. Oni,

     H.O.D.  Geography Department,                                                      

     University of Lagos,                                                               

     Akoka, Lagos.                                                                          

     Tel.:08034180800                                                                 

(2) Professor I. A. Adalemo,                                            

      Department of Geography,                                                          

   University of Lagos,                                                 

   Akoka, Lagos.                                                          

   Tel.: 08033233894