Metro and Castle
Mr Adekunle Abdul is the Chief Executive Officer of Metro and Castle Limited, a full service real estate company with a proven track record of delivery in real estate.
He first honed his skills in executive management with over 13 years of downstream oil and gas expertise, as the CEO of Integrated Metroplex Energies Limited, before diversifying into real estate development. He studied General Studies and has a degree in Construction Management at the Community College of Baltimore County in Maryland, USA, with a focus on Cost Control.
He is a visionary operations executive that has spearheaded all stages of real estate development, with a portfolio of over 15 projects with over 80units of commercial and residential real estate in the past and current operations , including planning, acquisition, efficient designing, value engineering, budgeting, procuring, construction, administration and management.
Mr. Abdul is committed to cost-effective management of resources and quality performance. He also lends himself to numerous philanthropic endeavours, and sits on the Board of numerous organizations.
Mrs Marita Abdul is a legal practitioner with indigenous and foreign expertise in property law and administration. She is responsible for the efficient administration of the company, particularly with regard to ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and for ensuring that decisions of the board of directors are implemented.
She sees to governance structures and mechanisms, corporate conduct within the organization’s regulatory environment, board, shareholder and trustee meetings, compliance with legal, regulatory and listing requirements, the training and induction of non-executives and trustees, contact with regulatory and external bodies, reports and circulars to shareholders/trustees, management of employee benefits such as pensions and employee’s share scheme, insurance administration and organization, the negotiation of contracts, risk management, property administration and organization and the interpretation of financial accounts.
Adetola is a HR Professional with vast years of hands-on HR Generalist experience across diverse industries.
She is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (ACIPM) with a Master’s Degree in Employment Relations and Human Management from the University of Lagos and a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Obafemi Awolowo University. In addition, she has bagged several trainings including Project Management, HR Design Thinking, Leadership and Management Trainings.
She currently serves in the capacity of the HR Strategist and Manager, responsible for setting up structured Human Resources department and putting in place standard structures and processes in the Organisation. She fully handles HR strategy, Talent Acquisition and Management, Policy and Procedures Development and Implementation, HR Compliance, Performance Management, Employee Engagement, People Management, Compensation and Benefits, HR Operations among several functions.
Emmanuel is a Quantity Surveyor with vast experience in construction cost management and construction project management competence. He is a Member of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, A registered Quantity Surveyor and a member of the Quantity Surveyor International. He holds a Master’s Degree in construction management and he sees too project planning, development, execution and delivery in the company. He also sees to the management of all facilities in the company’s portfolio.
Sarah has a deep practical knowledge in areas such as Corporate and Commercial Law, Real Estate and Property Management, Labour and Employment. She has drafted several commercial and real estate documents and advised clients on regulatory and compliance issues. Her commitment to exceptional and value-added delivery on transactions assigned to her, with an assurance of success, clearly distinguishes her and places her above the average lawyer.
Sarah obtained her Bachelor of Laws degree from the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba in 2014 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2015. She obtained her Master of Law degree from the University of Lagos, Akoka in 2018. Temitope is renowned for her attention to detail, innovative ideas and her positive attitude towards the provision of solutions to clients’ problems.
She is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN).