The Nigeria Institute of Architects has conferred its merit award on the Managing Director of Cosgrove Investment Limited, Mr Umar Abdullahi.
Abdullahi, at the NIA 2019 Conference and Expo tagged, ‘Archibuilt 2019,’ held in Abuja was honoured as the ‘Real Estate Developer of the Year’, while his organisation – Cosgrove, was honoured in its corporate capacity for ‘Excellence in smart cities development in the country.’
Abdullahi, who was represented at the event by the Head of Marketing of the firm, Ms. Chioma Ugwu, commended the NIA for the recognition and assured that it would continue to strengthen its departments in order to sustain the lead.
He disclosed that the firm would continue to invigorate its research and development department, a policy which he said helped the company to stay abreast of innovation and inventions in housing construction.
Stakeholders in the real estate sector said the recognition of Abdullahi and his firm was as a result of the values prioritised by the producer.
The Chairman, Archibuilt Development Services, Arc. Jimoh Faworaja said the honour was conferred in recognition of the effort made by Cosgrove in the country’s building construction sector.