The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olushola Sanwo-Olu was recently inducted into the Nigeria’s Construction Industry Hall of Fame class of 2021 in recognition of his unflinching developmental strides and commitment in terms of executing infrastructural projects in Lagos State amidst the unexpected emergence of the Coid-19 pandemic in State. The rapid response and safety measures adopted by Mr Babajide Olushola Sanwo-Olu’s administration to curtail the spread of the corona virus are notable, as the well-being of every citizen is a priority.
His administration was not deterred upon the challenges facing the country such as: security, the economic challenges, and all that the pandemic brought in ensuring the set T.H.E.M.E agenda of the state is achieved. Some of the vital areas assessed by the organizers of the award are infrastructural projects delivered across the state such as the 1.4 km Agege Pen-Cinema Fly-over Bridge, Water way Transportation, ramp and road works on Ikorodu Road, Lagos-Ogun Boundary roads Phase II, Lekki Oniru Traffic Circulation Projects, and network of 31 roads in Ojokoro, and Aradagun-Epeme-Iworo-Ajido.
Others according to Engr. Mrs. Aramide Adeyoye, Special Adviser to the governor on works and infrastructure include 632 arterial roads by Lagos State Public Works Corporation, covering an approximate length of 192 kilometres amongst others.
The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olushola Sanwo-Olu was ably represented by his Special Adviser on Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Mrs. Aramide Adeyoye FNSE, FNICE, FNIOB at the induction ceremony of the 6th Nigeria’s Construction Industry Hall of Fame 2021.
On behalf of the governor she appreciated the organizers for the event and for finding His Excellency worthy for the induction into the Nigeria’s Construction Industry Hall of Fame foundation, and Construction and Engineering Digest (CED) Magazine for their effort in promoting the built environment in Lagos in particular and Nigeria in general.
This year’s edition being the sixth in the series witnessed thirteen inductees which comprises of eleven built environment professionals and two corporate inductees; among the inductees includes: H.E. Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Executive Governor, Lagos State; Engr. Prof. Samson Duna, FNSE, MNIEM, FNICE, FNAEG, DG/CEO, Nigerian Building And Road Research Institute (NBRRI); Engr. Mrs. Aramide Adeyoye, FNSE, FNICE, FNIOB, SA to the Lagos State Governor on Works & Infrastructure; Engr. Suleiman H. Adamu, FNSE, FAEng, Honourable Minister Federal Ministry of Water Resources; Engr. Mustafa B. Shehu, FNSE, FNIEEE, FSESN, FAEng, Executive Vice-President, WFEO; Engr. Dr. Samuel K. Ilugbekhai, FNSE, FNICE, FNISTructE; Engr. (Chief) Olutola Gbuyiro, FNSE, MIoD; Engr. Dr. Alex Ogedegbe, FNSE, FAEng, President of Nigerian Academy of Engineering (NAE); ESV. Sir. (Chief) Emmanuel Okas Wike, FNIVS, President, Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV); QS.Mohammed Abba Tor, FNIQS, FICIArb, FNIMN, President Nigerian Institution of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS); Bldr. Kunle Awobodu,FNIOB, PPNIOB. the corporate inductees are Kenol Nigeria Limited and Inter-Bau Construction Nigeria Limited.