The Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has honoured Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra, Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa, former Head of Civil Service of the Federation, MS Amal Pepple and many other eminent Nigerians who have contributed in the growth of housing sector.
The Merit Award event was held on Friday in Abuja on the sideline of the 20th investiture of NIOB President, Mr Kenneth Nduka.
According to the institute, Gov. Obiano received Responsive Leadership Award in recognition as a people friendly, paradigm changing and his development of economic and infrastructural amenities in Anambra state.
Gov. Al-Makura was given a Strategic Leadership Award in recognition of his smart initiatives for the strategic provision of essential infrastructure an adaptive built environment to boost the future growth and development of Nasarawa state.
MS Amal Pepple was bestowed with Gold Merit Award in recognition of her dedicated and unassuming labour of love in loyalty, commitment and good conduct in her service for the growth of the nation.
Emmanuel Mbaka was recognised with a Merit Award for his efficient housing delivering through the engagement of professionals for mortgage financing and project monitoring.
Speaking with the Newsmen, Engr Emmanuel Mbaka expressed satisfaction towards the nice gesture of the institute in appreciating his contributions in the sector.
He however promised to continue to contribute his quota to the development of the built environment.