The Managing Director/CEO, Afriland Properties Plc, Uzo Oshogwe, has won the Most Enterprising Woman in Real Estate Award at the 2018 edition of Africa Real Estate Conference and Awards, AFRECA’18. The award was given in recognition of her exceptional leadership and untiring efforts in providing adequate service delivery in the growth of the Nigerian real estate sector.
The event which was organized by Propertypro.ng took place at Landmark event centre and is designed to proffer solutions to real estate challenges and celebrate excellence amongst African Real Estate stakeholders, for their national and global achievements.
While speaking during one of the sessions themed; Sustainable & Equitable Housing: The Role of The Government and Private Sector, Uzo Oshogwe recommended collaboration between the private and public sector as the solution to the housing shortfall Nigeria has experienced for decades. She also stated that ‘’Property developers need single interest loans to be able to play their role in providing affordable houses and should explore other sustainable materials in order to crash the cost of construction.”
Other attendees include the Honorable Minister of Housing, Lagos State, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, Erejuwa Gbadebo, Chief Executive, Cluttons Nigeria and Rogba Orimalade, Principal Partner, Rogba Orimalade & Co.