6 govs, coys to re­ceive hous­ing in­dus­try awards

Daily Trust - - PROPERTY - By Mustapha Suleiman

The or­gan­is­ers of the Abuja Hous­ing Show has nom­i­nated six gov­er­nors and com­pa­nies for awards for pur­su­ing mass hous­ing poli­cies and bring­ing in­no­va­tions in the con­struc­tion sec­tor.

The Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer (CEO) of Fe­sadeb Com­mu­ni­ca­tions, Fes­tus Ade­bayo, who an­nounced this, yes­ter­day, said that the award was de­signed to cel­e­brate ex­cel­lence in af­ford­able hous­ing.

He said that the award win­ners emerged fol­low­ing an on­line poll con­ducted be­tween May 25 and June 5, 2016, via web­site/blog www. hous­ing news.org.ng/award.

Ad­abayo said that the award was a way of re­ward­ing peo­ples achieve­ments and pro­mot­ing hous­ing de­vel­op­ment in Nige­ria.

The gov­er­nors are: Umar Gan­duje of Kano, Si­mon La­long of Plateau, Mo­hammed Badaru Abubakar of Ji­gawa, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta and Ifeanyi Ug­wuanyi of Enugu.

In the com­pany cat­e­gory, Solignum was given the Wood Preser­va­tive Prod­uct of the Year. Sun­gold Es­tate Ltd was recog­nised as the Fastest Grow­ing Es­tate Com­pany of the Year while Adron Homes would re­ceive the Award of Ex­cel­lence in Es­tate De­vel­op­ment.

Erst­while Di­rec­tor of De­vel­op­ment Con­trol of the Abuja Metropoli­tan Man­age­ment Coun­cil (AMMC), Mr Ya­haya Yusuf, would be given the Town Plan­ner of the Year just as a for­mer per­ma­nent sec­re­tary of the de­funct min­istry of hous­ing and ur­ban de­vel­op­ment, Dr Ezekiel Oye­momi, was given the Life Achievement Award.

A town plan­ner and colum­nist with Daily Trust news­pa­per, Mr Umar Shuaibu got the Hous­ing In­dus­try Colum­nist of the Year.

In the fe­male cat­e­gory, an ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor with the Nige­ria Mort­gage Re­fi­nance Com­pany (NMRC), Dr Chii Ak­porji, won the Out­stand­ing Fe­male Fi­nance Ex­ec­u­tive of the Year while the Chief Op­er­at­ing Of­fi­cer (COO) of Ur­ban Shel­ter Ltd, Sa’adiya Aminu, was the Fe­male Hous­ing CEO of the Year. Oth­ers com­prised Rev. Ugo Chime, Pres­i­dent of Real Es­tate De­vel­op­ers As­so­ci­a­tion of Nige­ria. Mr David Garnva, a town plan­ner and Mr Kunle Faleti, a mort­gage con­sul­tant.

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