Quite often, many young ladies easily give up in their careers or professions. But thank God, today the old narrative that a woman’s place is in the kitchen is changing rapidly, and for good too.
Women are taking leadership positions in Europe, the USA, Asia and Africa, including Nigeria. One lady who is remarkably breaking this mythic glass ceiling in the Nigerian oil and gas, construction industry and financial services is Ms. Oyindamola Lami Adeyemi.
Adeyemi is also a well-rounded project management professional who cannot be limited or constricted to just one endeavour. She is an entrepreneur with huge talents, skills and high dreams.
Her journey to the top was not easy, according to her it was more of perspiration and perseverance “I have years of experience that spans the Banking Sector, Retail Marketing, Public Sector, Oil & Gas and Construction. My story is one of grit, resilience and persistence, which over the years has built a solid foundation to pursue excellence end-to-end and achieve higher goals.”
Adeyemi is also a well-rounded project management professional who cannot be limited or constricted to just one endeavour. She is an entrepreneur with huge talents, skills and high dreams. When she launched into the construction industry, an industry dominated by men.
To the naysayers, a little more than a decade of Still earth Construction, she has demonstrated her ability to build a strong business in a male-dominated industry and earn the respect and admiration of older stakeholders in the industry. Indeed, her story is inspiring and worthy of emulation.
Still Earth has had to leap over impossibly high hurdles to reach goals that had boggled the minds of contemporaries and competitors- all thanks to the able Ms Adeyemi, who has run the Group with her characteristic style of being decisive, bold and imaginative.
Even as one of the leading construction companies, she has ensured that her company build every project on time while creating real value for the communities.
Some of its reputable clients include Julius Berger Nigeria, Dangote Refinery, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd, Oyo State Government, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Lagos State Government, Ekiti State Government, Akwa Ibom State Government, Delta State Government, Federal Ministry of Transport, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited, many HNI’s amongst others. amongst others.
The company’s aim is to develop the country’s infrastructural base by responsibly executing every project it is entrusted with, while creating real benefit for communities it serves by adopting principled and uncompromising approach to its professional and value standards.
Oyindamola Adeyemi, also known as Samira, was born and bred in Gombe State with the distinct advantage of being raised by an Ondo Father & Hausa/Fulani Mother. She is fluently bi-lingual which transcends tribes.
She holds a Bsc in Political Science, and an MSc in Political Economy & Governance from the University of Abuja, Nigeria. She also earned an OPM Degree from the prestigious Harvard Business School.