It was a celebration of professional accomplishments in Lagos last week when friends, well-wishers and professionals including estate surveyors gathered to honour Chief Kola Akomolede, Vice President, Africa, International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI), who turned 70 years.

Akomolede is one of the leading experts and often needs no introduction in the industry. He was the director of estates at the Lagos State Development Property Company (LSDPC), part of the team responsible for development of a number of low-income and medium-income housing estates in a number of locations in the state. A former national Publicity Secretary of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, Secretary-General of Association of Housing Corporation of Nigeria among others positions.

Chief Akomolede has also written many articles and deliver several papers at local and international seminars, lectures and symposia and he is also the author of the book; ‘Estate Agency Practice in Nigeria.’