Gassim attends West Africa property investment summit in Lagos

  • December 13, 2019

Gassim attends the 5th Annually West Africa Property Summit that took place at EKO Hotels and suites, Lagos Nigeria. Gassim was represented by the Area Manager Edun Olaniyi. The region’s most prominent annual real estate conference – the West Africa Property Investment (WAPI) Summit – provided delegates with interesting agenda such as; “A CHANGE IN DIRECTION: REVISED STRATEGIES FOR WEST AFRICAN REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT”. Several Real estate developers, owners, clients, hotel operators, Investor companies from round the world gather for this annual meeting. It was a great opportunity for Gassim to have business meetings with distinguished individuals from reputable companies  such as Trevor Ward (W Hospitality Group), Dami Adepoju (Marriot International), Frank Akingbade Williams (Associate, Actis, Nigeria), Adetoro Bank-Omotoye (MD, Cruxstone), to mention but a few..

About Edun Olaniyi

Edun is the Great Lagos Area Manager.

Edun is a dynamic and passionate professional with over 11 years of experience.

Edun possesses numerous international professional certifications, memberships and affiliations. He has a strong educational background with a BSC in Building and Construction Engineering and MSC in Project Management. He developed his know how with Chevron, Costain, Dangote …

Edun, is a Nigerian National and he joined Gassim in 2013.


The WAPI Summit commenced 5 years ago in Nigeria. The West Africa Property Investment Summit is a high-calibre 2-day real estate focused conference. Leveraging off a global network and strategic local partners; the forum provides an unmatched platform for discussion and deal making between top local private and public sector property stakeholders, global investors and property developers.

The key highlight of the 2019 WAPI SUMMIT was the invitation and the intended speech delivery by the Governor of Lagos state; His Excellency Babajide Sanwo Olu, who was eventually represented by his delegate. The 5th West Africa Summit captures various topics such as project finance, asset management and effective debt structuring: creating value in both the development and operational cycle, West Africa hotel investment & development update, the West African housing demand issue, Africa horizons: seizing the opportunity across healthcare, agriculture & educational facilities in African real estate…. The WAPI Summit 2020 promises to be very captivating for information, development and networking; the Gassim team will be present.