Executive members of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) led by its President, Bldr. Kunle Awobodu, have visited Ahmadu Bello University to congratulate Prof. Kabir Bala on his appointment as Vice-Chancellor of the institution.
The NIOB president described Prof. Bala as one of them having been a strong member of the Institute, and expressed excitement that a builder was appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of the largest University south of the Sahara.
The Institute’s executive members urged the Vice-Chancellor to promote the building profession by leaving a great legacy at Ahmadu Bello University.
“NIOB has gone to great lengths to identify and honour professional builders in the country in order to promote the noble profession and take their rightful place at the helm of affairs in the industry,” he said.
In his response, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Kabir Bala, stressed the need for publications by senior builders in the country so as to give a form of direction to young and aspiring builders.
The Vice-Chancellor, a professional and proud builder, also urged the Institute to encourage its members to always identify with the profession.
Public Affairs Directorate,
Office of the Vice-Chancellor,
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
11th November, 2020