PlatformIO is not including Include folder

I m new to this so apologies if its been asked in wrong section.

I have started building a gitlab CI for my project and looks like the include folder is not taking into build process where as it builds fine on my local machine.

LDF: Library Dependency Finder → Library Dependency Finder (LDF) — PlatformIO latest documentation

LDF Modes: Finder ~ chain, Compatibility ~ soft

Found 44 compatible libraries

Scanning dependencies…

Dependency Graph

|-- 1.0

| |-- 1.0

|-- 1.0

|-- 1.0

|-- 1.0

|-- 5.13.1

|-- 1.0

|-- <aws_iot_sdk> 3.0.1

Building in release mode

Compiling .pio\build\esp32dev\src\AwsShadowThing.cpp.o

Compiling .pio\build\esp32dev\src\EEPROM.cpp.o

Compiling .pio\build\esp32dev\src\OTA.cpp.o

Compiling .pio\build\esp32dev\src\Ping.cpp.o

Compiling .pio\build\esp32dev\src\SPIFFS.cpp.o

Above is my local machine compiling fine without any issues and including the include folder.

Below is from Gitlab CI where its failing to find the files in include folder.

Any assistance/help is highly appreciated.