Dr. Builder Abdulhakeem Odegade, the MD/CEO of AKMODEL GROUPS was the Chairman of the Occasion at the 7th Prestige Excellence Award and Lecture 2023 held last Sunday November 12 at The Civic Center, Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Victoria Island, Lagos.
In the same vein, the top entrepreneur and leading real estate practitioner received the prestigious REAL ESTATE PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR AWARD.
Dr. Builder Abdulhakeem Odegade, the MD/CEO of AKMODEL GROUPS, is a successful entrepreneur and youth advocate. He was born in Ile Ife and raised in Modakeke Ife, attending Christ Gospel Primary School and The Apostolic Grammar School. Although he didn’t study at his initial choice, Obafemi Awolowo University, he pursued Building Technology at the Federal Polytechnic, Ede. After completing his national service at the Ministry Of Works Alausa, Ikeja – Lagos, he founded AKMODEL GROUPS, consisting of AKMODEL Homes and Properties, AKMODEL Builder Construction Nigeria Limited, and Akmar Farm Investment. Driven by a belief in the lack of honesty and integrity in the real estate industry, Dr. Odegade aims to address the housing deficit by following best practices and inspiring others to do the same. He has received numerous awards, including the 11th PBLA Elitist Media award for Outstanding Company in the Real Estate Sector and recognition from various organizations such as Nigeria Property Merit Award, NYAGGI, Nigeria Institution of Builders in Facilities Management, NAUS, Cement and Concrete Research Group LAUTECH, and the Association of Professional Recruitment Consultants. In 2023, he was honored as West Africa’s Best Real Estate Service Provider, Africa’s Most Promising Real Estate Entrepreneur of the Year, and received the Integrity Business Man of the Year Award. He was also recognized for innovation and reliability in the real estate industry and became a Fellow of the Institute of Criminology and Strategic Studies Nigeria (ICSS).
Dr. Odegade believes that one thing that’s clearly missing in the real estate industry is honesty and integrity. Lots of people go into real estate business for the money and not to proffer housing solution really.
AKMODEL GROUPS is out to fill up a major housing deficit in the country through real estate development and construction sticking to the real estate industry best practices and influencing others to do same.
For his steadfastness and being an advocate of doing things right, he has received many awards too numerous to mention.
Some of the awards are the following but not limited to:
2022 The 11th PBLA Elitist Media for the merit award of an Outstanding Company in the Real Estate Sector.
2022 The 5th Nigeria Property Merit Award/Housing Conference or an award of the Best Residential Sales and Development Property Company of the Year Award.
2022 Nigeria Youth Advocacy for Good Governance Initiative (NYAGGI) for the award of Golden Role Model as an Epitiome of Humanitarian Services.
2022 Nigeria Institution of Builders in Facilities Management Award of Fellow
2022 Nigerian Institution of Builders in Facilities Management Award of Fellow in Recognition of your contribution to improving the profession and field of Builders in Facilities Management.
2022 National Associated of University Students (NAUS) for the award of National Outstanding Leadership Award on Humanity and Societal Development.
2022 Award of Excellence from Cement and Concrete Research Group LAUTECH, OGBOMOSO.
PECIAL AWARD in Recognition of highly and Excellent Effective professional Inspirational leadership and Executive Chairman in Project Management and Real Estate, Construction and Good Governance in west Africa
2022 Association of professional Recruitment Consultants for Award of Excellent Employer of the year 2022. (APRECON)
2022 Award for Honorary Doctorate in Real Estate Management & Outstanding Excellence Award and Inspirational Leadership Honour in West Africa.
2022 Award from Oyo State Omoluabi Pataki as Omoluabi Pataki for your roles in Displaying the Norms and cultural value of an Omoluabi.
2023 The 12th West Africa Brands Excellence Awards as West Africa’s Best Real Estate Service Provider of the Year 2023.
2023 The Best World Class Real Estate Company of the year 2023 by National Quality Order of Merit Awards.
2023 The Pan African International Award in Ghana, Africa’s Most Promising Real Estate Entrepreneur of The Year Awards.
2023 Integrity Business Man of the Year Award 2023 by Nigeria Association of Christian Journalists (NACJ)
2023 Real Estate Conference and Recognition Award 2023 for Most Innovative and Reliable Real Estate Entrepreneur of the Year.
2023 The Institute of Criminology and Strategic Studies Nigeria (ICSS) Award as a Fellow of the Institute.
2023 Eko Heritage Voted Award as Eko Real Estate Brand of the Year.
2023 Nigeria Institution of Builders in Facilities Management (NIBIFM) Award as 2023 Distinguished Real Estate Firm.
2023 Queen Irene Onwuka Peace Foundation (QIOP) Special Recognition Award to AKMODEL HOMES & PROPERTIES
Akmodel is brand name in Nigeria Construction industry, registered with Corporate Affair Commission (CAC) with REG 1685216 as Akmodel Builders Construction Limited on 21st, February, 2006. Based on this great reputation and achievement in the construction industry, numerous demands came in for land acquisition through the company based on our integrity, technical know- how, this led to the birth of Akmodel Homes and Properties Limited a leading real estate service provider dully registered under corporate affairs commission (CAC) with RCNO: 1798991 and Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) RNSC251817464.
Akmodel homes is a reputable and reliable real estate development company with qualified and astute real estate professionals, endowed with efficient and dynamic approach to tackle prevailing housing deficiency with excellent services in the real estate industry and ensuring finesse in service delivery and guaranteed satisfaction of clients.
At Akmodel homes we go all the way to ensure the safety of our client’s investment by doing due diligence and seeing to a proper documentation of our estates with related authorities, building trust and confidence. We make land banking easy with guaranteed returns on investment within reasonable time frames. Akmodel limited is committed to high quality work. Our team includes experience, qualified and tested Professionals in various field of Real Estate Development, investment and construction. Akmodel Homes and Properties Limited has Several Estate in Lagos, Ibadan, Ilorin, Port Harcourt, Awka, Akwa Ibom and more cities to come,
To be one of the leading real estate service providers in the country. We consistently strive to develop collaborative partnerships, based on transparency and natural trust which serve to build enduring client relationships. As we expand, we are committed to these principles, which have served our company and clients through the years.
To achieve our vision, we are committed to making the buying and selling of real estate as cost-effective as possible. Through a result-driven working environment, would provide accurate and up-to-date Information, Skilled exploration of innovative ideas and technology to deliver the best to our esteemed clients.
According to statement made available to media men by Wale Abiodun, Executive Director, Prestige Excellence Award and Lecture, the glamorous event is instituted to recognize and appreciate deserving individuals, corporate entities and professional institutions that have made remarkable impact in our society.
The Award is the brainchild of Prestige News Online ( www.prestigenewsonline.com ) and Prestige International Magazine, news platforms dedicated to extolling the virtues of hard work, ingenuity, integrity and uncommon achievement in service to humanity.
The PEAL 2023 edition is tailored to honour and celebrate individuals and organizations who have exemplified those virtues in the course of the year under review.
This award brought together the crème de la crème of the Nigerian society from all walks of life and offered a unique platform for social and corporate networking as well as a fertile ground for corporate and product branding.
Theme of the event is Governance and sustainable Development in Nigeria: Issues, Challenges and Solutions for a Developing Economy