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Former Arewa Consultative Forum Chairman, Architect Gabriel Aduku Dies At 80

IMMEDIATE past Chairman of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Architect Gabriel Yakubu Aduku, is dead.
Aduku, born on January 3, 1944,  reportedly slumped while addressing a meeting of Igala people in the United States of America.
The visioneer of Community Reporters, Gabriel Enemali, confirmed this development in a social media post.
Aduku was also at some intersections, President and Board of Trustees (BoT) chair of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA).
He holds the chieftaincy title of Amana Ogochi I of Igalaland, which  was conferred on him in 1987.
■ Biography
He was Senior Partner, Archcon Nigeria (Architects), 1972-84; Chairman,. Nigeria Merchant Bank Limited, 1977-80; Chairman, United Nigeria Insurance Com pany Limited, 1980-83; Director, Beecham Limited, 1980; Executive Chairman, Archcon Nigeria (Architects) since 1984; Chairman/Director, Kapital Insurance Limited, since 1985; Chairman, Benro Packaging Company, since 1986; Executive Chairman, ARCHCON Nigeria Limited, 1984- date; Chairman. AGY Nigeria Limited, since 1987; Member of Council University of Maiduguri, 1976-80; Member, Royal Institute of British Architects; member, Nigerian Institute of Architects, 3rd Vice- President 1985-87, 2nd Vice-President, since 1987; Chairman, defunct National Republican Convention, (NRC), Benue State Chapter, 1990-91; member, National Steering Committee, defunct Democratic Party of Nigeria (DPN), 1996; member, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP); member, National Steering Committee, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), 1998-Date; member, Finance Committee, PDP, 1998-Date; member, National Electoral Panel, PDP, 1998-Date; Qua Iboe Mission School, Idah, 1955- 56, Okene Secondary School, Okene, 1957- 63, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1964- 70;
Member, defunct National Republican Convention; member, defunct Democratic Party of Nigeria; member, Peoples Democratic Party, 1998- date.
He was Amana Ogochi I of Igalaland, 1987

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