Nigerite Limited office
Nigerite Limited, the foremost manufacturers of NIT-fibre cement roofing and ceiling sheets in the country, has announced the closure of entries for its 2012 young Architects and students competition.
The competition, which is being organised in conjunction with the Africa Union of Architects (AUA), would have Jurors reviewing entries from today, September 11 to 13, 2012 at the company’s head office in Lagos.
According to a statement by Nigerite’s Communications Manager, Dapo Ajayi, “winners will be announced at a media parley on September 14, 2012 at the company’s premises in Lagos.”
The Managing Director of Nigerite Limited, Mr. Jean Luc Viatour and other top management staff of the company are expected to witness the event.
Ajayi, an Architect, said that winners will be invited for the grand finale of the award which will come up in Accra, Ghana on October 5, 2012.
Nigerite has over the years continued to lend support to educational institutions at all levels from primary through secondary and tertiary institutions.
It has been vibrant in the area of capacity building by providing outstanding platforms for Nigerian youths to develop their minds and body towards influencing a new and rewarding society.
The company has been carrying the flag on youth leadership and change through ‘Youth our Future’ programme which was put together for all round development of the Nigerian youth.
It has forged partnerships with individuals, organisations and all levels of governments that share the vision of a bright future for the Nigerian youths.
Nigerite Limited is a member of Etex Group, the largest company in Africa which engages in the manufacturing of NT fibre cement roofing and ceiling sheets, concrete roofing tiles and vinyl floor tiles.
It was incorporated in Nigeria in 1959 and started operations in 1961. Awarded the NIS ISO 9002 (Certificate of the quality management system for the manufacture, sales and installation of fibre-reinforced building materials and PVC floor tiles), NIS ISO 14001 (Certificate of the Environmental Management Systems) and NIS ISO 9001:2000 Certificates in March 1998, September 2002 and December 2002 respectively.
Nigerite Limited is a venture between Odua Investment Corporation Limited and Etex Group of Belgium. It is a socially responsible company and as such, keeps a close watch on the environment in line with its motto: Towards Environmental Excellence through responsible care.