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Ogun, Lagos governors headline PEWAN ‘Outstanding Performance Awards’


Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun and his Lagos State counterpart, Babajide Sanwo-Olu are billed for Outstanding Performance Awards in infrastructure development in their respective states.

The Award by the Property and Environment Writers Association of Nigeria (PEWAN) is in recognition of the giant strides of the duo in the areas infrastructure and housing provisions since coming into office.

“As journalists saddled with the responsibility of reporting the housing/ construction sector, it has become imperative for us to recognise the progress made by the governors in order to spur them to do more,” Chairman of the association, Okwy Iroegbu-Chikezie, explained.

“It’s for this reason and more that PEWAN has deemed it fit to recognise the Outstanding Performance of these Governors through the Awards,” Iroegbu-Chikezie added.

Some of the achievements of Governor Abiodun are the construction and dualisation of Ijebu-Ode-Epe Road; reconstruction of Shagamu- Abeokuta Expressway, Ilaro-Owode-Yewa road and Lusada-Atan – Agbara road, Arepo Road and Construction of Agro Cargo Airport

Other projects are schools’ rehabilitation, Light Up Ogun project, rehabilitation of over100 primary healthcare centres (PHCs) and mass housing construction, among others.

The topics for the Annual Lecture/Awards which will hold on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at LCCI Centre, Ikeja CBD, Lagos by 10am, are ‘Modern Technologies in Building and Construction’ and ‘How Advocacy can Drive Real Estate Growth in Nigeria.’

Other stakeholders billed for the Awards are the pioneer President of the Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG), Builder Kunle Awobodu; Executive Director, Housing Development Network Advocacy (HDAN) and CEO Fesadeb Communications, Festus Adebayo.

Yet, others are the Chief Executive Officer, Octo5 Holdings, Jide Odusolu; Real Estate advocate and CEO,3Invest Limited, Ruth Obih; former Federal Controller of Work in Lagos, Adedamola Kuti; Legrande Property Development Company; Convvy Estates Limited; and Dangote Cement – for championing concrete roads surfacing in Nigeria.