Diamonds are priceless. They are rare and of class. So is it with some humans who towers in stature and status, whose superlative virtues distinguish. For Mobolaji, she’s but a dedicated, deep , hardworking, and industrious woman with a heart of gold.
Mobolaji Tunde Suara is a true epitome and definition of beauty with brain, unquestionable character and a sense of humor that has distinguished her among other women in Nigeria. A woman graciously imbued with wisdom and knowledge to serve and put smiles on the faces of people. She is ,no doubt, a good example of an hardworking, generous, accomplished and disciplined woman.
20th of April,1967, Mrs Mobolaji Tunde- Suara was born at Owo, Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State. This rare gem attended government primary school Owo, and later attended Saint Lious Grammar school, Owo from 1978-1983, where she obtained her West African School Certificate with flying colours. Her love and passion for education made her proceed to the Ondo State polytechnic Owo, and likewise Kaduna polytechnic, Kaduna State. She attended the TOPREC, Nigeria Institute of Town Planners to become versatile in her knowledge of the desired field of study. In several ways, Ondo State is indeed blessed to have produced this intelligent and hardworking woman,whose impacts can be felt in wherever she steps.
Mrs Mobolaji Tunde-Suara, a mother to all, is blessed with fantastic children – Akintude, a civil engineer, Morinsola, a medical doctor (in training). Mobolaji strated her career at the Federal capital Development Authority, FCT Abuja, as a Town and Regional Planner between 1985-2006. she later moved to Eminent planners Limited, FCT Abuja between 2006-2010.Due to her love for impacting knowledge, Mrs Mobolaji Tunde-Suara became the proprietress of Royal Legacy International school, Kubwa, FCT Abuja, where she effectively impacted morals and academic execellence.During the course of her career in the federal capital Development Authority, Mrs Mobolaji Tunde-Suara effectively monitored and ensured strict adherence to development permit policies in the federal capital Territory, Maitama, Katanpe, Kado and Kumba districts respectively.
The genius Mobolaji participated in the building of plan approvals, vetting of drawings, issuance of various notices and demolition of illegal structures. She monitored house numbering, street naming, land use implementation of green areas, densities, building line among other things.
Suara serve meritoriously at the Ministry of Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, where she judiciously prepared action plan and master plans of lugbe 1, Saboni Lugbe, Dutse-Alohaji, Gwagwa and others, all in FCT Abuja. Others include implentation and monitoring of development in Giri, Kado District, Kormo, Karu, Nyaiya, Dutse-Alhaji, Abuja.Mrs Mobolaji was appointed by the Ondo State Government as a senior special Adviser to the Governor on Direct Labour, due to her dedication and hardworking nature.
Mobolaji Tunde-Suara, a woman of substance and endearing qualities, was in charge of the Urban Renewal Programmes in Ondo State, which includes beautification of the urbasn areas, formulation of policies on physical planning in good governance for sustainable development design and construction of Caring Heart Neighbourhood Markets,Caing Heart Shopping Complex,Caring Heart International Market,Caring Heart International Auto-Mart,Office Complex,School Renovations,Public Toilets,Caring Heart Mechanic Village,Caring Heart Auto Spare Parts Market, Construction of DAAR Communication Radio/Television Studio.
In 2013, she was awarded the Ondo State Outstanding Local Government Award on Urban Renewal,LEAD AFRICA Award of special recognition for community service 2012,ZIK Int’l Knowledge Leadership Award Of Excellence In Service to Humanity and in Promotions of Unity In corporate Nigeria 2012,NLC(Women Wing) distinguished Merit Service Award For Contribution to the Development of Labour Union, 2012,NAWOJ Award of Outstanding Public Service 2012,Nigerian Glamour Awards, Best Outstanding Contribution in Governance and Humanity 2012;Female Town Planner of the Year 2011 Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife,Ondo state women of the Year 2011(Trace Magazine); All African Student Union’s Dr. Keane Nkurumah Leadership Award 2011;NYSC State Honours Award (1991-1992),Delta State.
Suara, lover of God and Humanity,has various publications to her credit ; Planning Of Industries in Onto Town, The Implication Of Resettlement Policies In FCT,A Case Study:Kubwa Resettlement Scheme. In many ways than several, she typifies the biblical virtuous woman. As this first class Nigerian turns golden this season, we wish her fuller fulfilments and a robust wealth of health.