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Nigeria Construction Industry

Nigeria Construction Industry: The need for deliberate policymaking and collaboration

Mr. Temitope Runsewe, MD, Dutum Company Ltd., says: the numerous challenges facing Nigeria construction industry can be resolved through focused policymaking and greater industry collaboration if the sector is to spur GDP growth. He said this at the ongoing West African Property Investment (WAPI) Summit held in Lagos between the 23rd and 24th of November, …

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CBN’s N15trillion Infrastructure Fund is key to Nigeria’s economic growth

Temitope Runsewe, a construction industry expert, has commended the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for its proposed N15 trillion Infrastructure Fund, saying it was key to job creation and economic growth. Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday, Runsewe said that the opportunity to utilize private sector funds to support infrastructure investment …

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Construction professionals lament over the low performance of the sector

Construction professionals have expressed worry over the industry’s poor performance and contribution to economic growth. Despite huge profits recorded by the cement sub-sector of the economy. Temitope Runsewe: Reacting to the low performance of the construction industry, the Managing Director of Dutum Construction Company Limited, Temitope Runsewe, said that what puts this in perspective is …

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Why indigenous construction firms in Nigeria need govt’s backing

The Nigerian construction industry is said to be doing well with a significant contribution to the country’s GDP. Yet, indigenous construction firms’ performance remains sub-optimal. Temitope Runsewe, MD/CEO, Dutum Company Limited, in this interview with Chuka Uroko of Business Day, explains why the industry is skewed in favor of foreign firms. He makes case for indigenous firms; points out growth potential and …

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