NITP: Implementation Of Urban and Regional Planning Law

NITP: Implementation Of Urban and Regional Planning Law

In the bid of the National Body in assisting states to achieve the domestication of Urban and Regional Planning Law nationally. The National President Tpl Luka Achi fnitp has directed the Secretariat to compile list of states that have domesticated the URP law and those who have not. Premise on the above, the National body […]

NITP Releases Press Statement on the Lekki Flood

NITP Releases Press Statement on the Lekki Flood

PRESS STATEMENT ON LEKKI FLOOD The Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) wishes to express its sympathy for those who were victims of the floods which resulted from the rains of Saturday, 8th July, 2017 ravaging especially the Lekki area of Lagos State. Expressing deep concern for those affected by the deluge of the rains, […]

NITP SouthWest Town Hall Meeting 2017

NITP SouthWest Town Hall Meeting 2017

The Town hall meeting organised by NITP in Osogbo, Osun State was held on Tuesday 16th May 2017, The meeting fulfilled its designed goal and also shows the level of physical planning in the state, debates on planning practise, Urban and Regional planning bill of practice in Osun State. The stakeholders were objective in their […]

News from the NITP Secretariat

News from the NITP Secretariat

Earlier in the month of April the Institute participated in the MCPDP organized by TOPREC at the Kaduna center. The National President Tpl Luka Achi FNITP and the Executive secretary actively participated and it was adjudged successful.

The Institute organized and just concluded the first leg of the 2017 MCPDP at Awka,Anambra state on Friday 29th April and it was recorded as a huge success .

The MCPDP was preceded by a Town Hall meeting which had in attendance President Generals from Autonomous communities in Anambra state, Traditional rulers and other stake holders under the Chairmanship of the 1st NVP Tpl Lekwa Olugu Ezutah FNITP and 2nd NVP Tpl Olutoyin Ayinde FNITP.


The Institute paid a courtesy call on the Obi of Awka who challenged the Institute to brace up to the challenge of planning for the survival and growth of our cities.

The MCPDP was well attended with about 200 participants including students and non town planners.

The MCPDP high point was the field training which took place at the informal community of Okpoko Onisha Anambra state under the guidance of Tpl Dr. Unwuluzor .

The Anambra state chapter showed and gave an outstanding reception, hospitality and support in preparation and spicing of the workshop with an exciting and elaborate dinner for all participants.

Two Honorable Commissioners, ROM Anambra,Special Advisers and Permanent secretaries from Ebonyi and Abia also attended the workshop.

The rapporteur general Tpl Dr Kinsley Ogboi is working on submissions made at the workshop for further use.

Tpl prof Joy Ogbazi reviewed the huge success of Awka outing and has therefore called on all members who missed Awka not to miss Oshogbo the next leg coming up two weeks time.

Management officially inaugurated the Publication Committee of the institute at Awka under the Chairmanship of Tpl Ben .Okoye. Reports showed that all participants and officials at Awka traveled back safely.

The Institute received with joy while leaving Awka the Appointment of the 1st NVP of the institute as special Adviser to the Government of Abia state chapter on Urban Development he has since be congratulated .

The Institute actively participated in the 80th birthday ceremony of the 1st National secretary of the institute 50 years ago Chief Goke Adediran at Ibadan. The national secretary Tpl Gbolabo Osunsanmi led the Institute delegation and Oyo state chapter members to the event which was colourful and great. The institute wishes the last man standing many more years of healthy life.

The focus of the Institute for the month of May is the successful organization of the Oshogbo MCPDP which comes up 17th and 18th of May 2017

All members are enjoined to help to ensure it is a success. Members are enjoined also to plan for and participate in the Town hall meeting slated for 16th of May at Oshogbo.


Tpl Gbolabo Osunsanmi
National secretary.

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