The North-West Zonal Competition of the maiden edition of the Construction Artisans Awards, was held in Kano state yesterday. The participants which were drawn from 7 states in the North-West, had 282 Artisans competing in 7 major building trades.
Names of the successful winners of the zonal competition who will advance to the National event, were also announced.
The categories and names of winners, are as follows;
Abubakar Umar Shetima, Jigawa state.
Murtala Abubakar, Sokoto state.
And Mas’uda Sani, Zamfara state.
Nura Ibrahim, Jigawa state.
Suleiman Sani Jega, Kebbi state.
Inuwa Bala Yauri, Kebbi state.
Ahamed Auwal Idris, Jigawa state.
Kabiru Muhd. Lawal, Kano state.
Abdullahi Abubakar, Zamfara state. Emerging as winners.
Ibrahim Bello, Zamfara state.
Nura Lawandi, Kano state.
Ahmed Dahiru, Zamfara state.
Aminu Ibrahim, Sokoto state.
Suleiman Yahaya, Kaduna state.
Sani Tahir, Kaduna state.
Abdul salaam Muhd, Kastina state.
Abubakar Imam, Jigawa state.
Abubakar KAbiru Garba, Jigawa state.
Abdullahi Hamza, Kano state.
Abubakar Muhammed, Zamfara state.
Bala Sale, Kaduna state.
Abubakar Ibrahim, Kano state.
Zayanu Sani, Kano state.
Yusuf Iliya, Kaduna state, were declared as the winners.
Giving his vote of thanks at the end of the event, the North-West Zonal Coordinator, of the Construction Artisans Awards, Bldr A.S. Idris, expressed his gratitude to the Chairman, Secretary and members of CAA competition committee, the NIOB National Treasurer, and the Rector, Kano State Polytechnic, for their efforts in making the event a huge success. He also commended NBTE, CORBON and Director C-STEmp for making sure that the North-West Zonal competition, was a memorable one.
The winners from the different zones will participate at the final of the Construction Artisans Awards, which will take place at the Old Parade Ground, Abuja, from the 28th-30th January 2019.
The best Artisan will receive One Million Naira, a complete tool kit Set, and automatic employment. While the best female Artisan and best young artisan will go home with N500, 000 and N100, 000 respectively.
The Construction Artisans Awards will bring over 15,000 artisans and up to 5,000 spectators, visitors and stakeholders together as well as about 30 million viewers globally through broadcast on international and national television and the internet.
Affa Dickson Acho