Funmi’s engineering prowess was brought to the fore when she joined the services of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB). Here, she was made the Head, Mechanical Engineering Unit at the Works and Services Unit of the institution, where she handled numerous responsibilities covering diverse aspects of engineering and administration.
At the Generator Section, she handled the maintenance and servicing of the 52 pieces of the university’s diesel generators with capacity ranging between 60 to 2000 kVA as well as determining the load requirements and forecast the power need of the institution. She was also responsible for all activities at the Automobile Section where she took charge of the maintenance and servicing of all the university vehicles. She equally coordinated the activities of all university drivers.
Her further duties included the installation, maintenance and servicing of all the cooling appliances, both split and window-units air conditioning systems, in the Refrigeration and Air-condition system. Other section under her coordination was the Fabrication Section. Here, she was responsible for the designing and development of various projects involving metal works: cutting, welding and fabrication, including lecture theatre seats, gates, water scaffolds and many other facilities.
In spite of her workload, she was also able to handle many administrative responsibilities of her unit, including the preparation of contract papers for the repairs and maintenance of the engineering facilities as well as the retirement of all cash advances and supervision of contactors working in the unit, in addition to being Member, Tender Evaluation Committee of the University.
Not someone to be glued to a regimented environment and apparently in a bid to serve the society on a larger pedestal, Funmilayo Waheed-Adekojo floated FunmiAyinke Nig. Ltd., a fast growing engineering company that is competently involved in project management, consultancy services, supervision, design, processing and management of all organization businesses on every aspect of mechanical, electrical and civil engineering works.
Under the able leadership of Engr. Dr. Amb. Waheed-Adekojo, the company has also distinguished itself in the area of construction of buildings, towers, roads and engineering surveying, facilities management and public procurement training for organizations, general supply of all goods, petroleum products and all types of vehicles. FunmiAyinke Nig. Ltd. also prides itself as an indispensable ally in running of lines for filing stations, supply, installation and maintenance of all fuel dispensing pumps across the length and breadth of Nigeria and beyond.