Gabriel Enenche —
The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola and the Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika are among recipients to be honoured at the 13th Edition of the Housing Circuit Awards in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, next week Tuesday.
Organized by Housing Circuit Limited, the Convener and Chief Executive, Mr. Seun Jegede, said the event would appreciate outstanding industry players, policy makers and consummate icons, who have distinguished themselves in their chosen areas of influence and expertise within the building/construction mix and infrastructural development.
“After a very painstaking effort, the editorial team has carefully selected a few icons who have achieved monumental feat in their respective fields of endeavors, he said.
“This year’s edition is different because we have included to the categories icons from Construction, Finance and the Media”.
Jegede stated that part of activities for the event is a Dinner Talk on the Topic ‘Prospects and Constraints of Housing Development in the Riverine Areas of Nigeria’ to be delivered by the Minister for Niger Delta Affairs, Umana Okon Umana’
The awards ceremony is expected to draw participants from the presidency, sub- nationals, National Assembly, mortgage finance, parastatals, housing, land, environment commissioners, estate developers, investors, real estate enthusiasts, artisans, professionals, major payers in the built iIndustry and the general public.
Other recipients include the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Umana Okon Umana, Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Sharon Ikeazor, Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu and Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Housing, Mrs. Toke Benson-Awoyinka.
Others are Registrar of Surveyors Council of Nigeria (SURCON), Mohammed Kabir; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Gombe State, Jalo Ibrahim Ali; Surveyor-General of Adamawa State, Pwavidon Simon; Surveyor-General of Niger State, Idris Aliyu Auna; Abuja Property Development Company, Federal Government Staff Housing Loans Board (FGSHLB), Managing Director/CEO of T. Pumpy Concept, Mr. Akintayo Adaralegbe; Managing Director/CEO of Toyin Ilori Consulting, Mrs. Toyin Ilori and foremost journalist and Property Editor of The Guardian Newspapers Limited, Mr. Chinedum Uwaegbulam.