Nigeria's Construction Industry Hall of Fame, an initiative designed to recognize outstanding practitioners, organisations and key players in construction, building, engineering, oil and gas and other related sectors, will host its 4th edition on the 15th of September 2017.
The event to be chaired by Engineer Otis Anyaeji, President, Nigerian Society of Engineers, will feature an interactive forum where knowledgeable professionals will address this year's theme, 'Local Content and the Economy, Building Capacity for Growth'.
Key speakers at the event will include, Engr. Samson A Opaluwah, FNSE, Group CEO, Khariz Group, Arc Obong Victor Attah, FNIS, PPNIA, former Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mrs. Adama Salihu Founder/CEO Clayfields & Harrow, Professor Oladele Osibanjo, FNES, President Waste Management Society of Nigeria (WAMASON) and Chairman/CEO, Jawura Environmental Services.
According to Mr. Kenneth Odusola - Stevenson the Chief Executive officer, Century 21 Systems Communications Ltd, the host of the event, this year's event is focused on the need for exploring local content to its fullest and for local content to champion the economic revolution necessary for the diversification of the Nigerian economy, especially considering the current body language of the present administration that tilts towards growing local infrastructure at all sectors of the economy.
He further said that nominees for this year's edition have started rolling in and proper scrutiny and selection process is on - going. He also assures the industry that this year's edition will surely surpass the past editions.
Expected dignitaries to grace the occasion are His Excellency, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Executive Governor of Lagos State, among others. The event is slated to hold at the Banquet Hall, Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja, at 9.00am.
Nigeria's Construction Industry Hall of Fame is organized and managed by Century 21 System Communication Ltd and promoted by Construction and Engineering Digest (CED Magazine) a publication focused on information centered on the built environment in Nigeria and the world as related to Africa.