Nigeria’s Construction Industry Hall of Fame, an initiative designed for the recognition of outstanding practitioners, organisations and key players in the construction, building, engineering, oil and gas and other related sectors, will host its 4th edition tomorrow.
The event, to be chaired by Nigerian Society of Engineers President Otis Anyaeji, will feature an interactive forum where professionals will dissect the theme: “Local Content and the Economy, Building Capacity for Growth.”
According to Century 21 Systems Communications Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Mr. Kenneth Odusola- Stevenson, this year’s event is focused on the need for exploring local content to its fullest capacity and for local content to champion the economic revolution necessary for the diversification of the Nigerian economy, considering the current body language of the present administration that tilts towards growing local infrastructure at all sectors of the economy.
Nominees for this year’s edition, he said, has started rolling in and proper scrutiny and selection process is on – going. He also assured the industry that this year’s edition will surpass the past editions.
Expected dignitaries at the occasion are the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, among others.
Key speakers will include, Group CEO Khariz Group, Samson A Opaluwah; former Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah; Founder/CEO Clayfields & Harrow, Mrs. Adama Salihu ; President Waste Management Society of Nigeria (WAMASON) and Chairman/CEO, Jawura Environmental Service Professor Oladele Osibanjo, FNES.
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