Honours for Governors, Professionals at Abuja Housing Summit


In its quest to make Nigeria’s real estate/building industry occupy its rightful place in the nation’s economic rating, Housing Circuit Magazine has announced its nominations for the forthcoming Housing Circuit Awards Night.
The exclusive gathering, scheduled to hold at the Abuja Sheraton Hotel and Tower on September 27, 2017 will wind up series of activities for the forthcoming Housing Summit 2017, a joint initiative of Housing Circuit Magazine and the Senate Committee on Lands, Housing and Urban Development, National Assembly.
In a statement by the Publisher/CEO of Housing Circuit Magazine, Mr. Seun Jegede, “recipients are meritoriously drawn from both the public and private sector and the list of Twelve nominees include state executives, technocrats and professionals from the built sector.
“As an active player in the housing sector and watchdog of operators in the Industry, the Awards night is a way of celebrating, recognising and invariably appreciating excellent performances in the Sector.”
The list of awardees include: Barr Nyesom Wike, Governor Rivers State; Senator Ibikunle Amosun, Governor Ogun State; Mallam Nasir El Rufai, Governor Kaduna State and Alhaji Dr Abdulaziz Abubakar Yari, Governor Zamfara State.
Others are Surv. Akhigbe Klein Irene, Managing Director Digital Horizon Ltd; Alhaji Abdullahi Runai, Managing Director Brains and Hammers Ltd; Mr Herbert Wigwe, Managing Director Access Bank Plc; Professor Charles Inyangete, Managing Director, Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company; Engr Kamila Maliki, Registrar COREN; TPL Wasiu Anifowoshe, Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development; Mrs Mercy Torkwase Iyortyer, President Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors and Arc Mrs. Olajumoke Adenowo, Managing Director AD Consulting Limited.
The main conference, scheduled for September 26/ 27 on the theme ‘Addressing Housing Stock Deficit in Nigeria’ has the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun as the Lead Speaker and will be chaired by Alhaji Aliko Dangote.
The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, is to declare the conference open.
The Awards Dinner will also witness the investiture of Senator Gbenga Ashafa, Chairman Senate Committee on Land Transport as patron of the Magazine.
This Awards Ceremony is the fifth edition, three were held at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja and the last in September 2014 at Cumberland Hotel, Central London, United Kingdom.