QS. Murtala Muhammed Aliyu FNIQS, PPNIQS, RQS

Murtala Aliyu has served the Federal Republic of Nigeria in several capacities including that of the Minister of State for Power and Steel (2001 to 2002). He was a member, Governing Council, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi (1999 to 2001), member Governing Council, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (2003 to 2007) and pioneer member of the Governing Council, Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH) Okitipupa (2007 to 2009). He was a member of the Niger State Plan Implementation Committee (1984 to 1986) and member Gombe State Investment Company (1999 to 2001).

A founding partner and current chairman of Associated Cost Consultants and also a founding director of Afri-Project Consortium, he has had hands on experience in the handling of several projects including: all aspect of Project Intervention, Feasibility, Planning and Processes for Project Implementation for the Petroleum (Special) Trust Fund (1996 to 1999). He also established and organized the Works Department of the Federal University of Technology, Minna as the pioneer professional staff (1984 to 1986). He has participated in the DFID supported SLGP, SPARC and PAK for the MDGs Conditional Grants Programmes among others.

A graduate of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (BSc Quantity Surveying 1982), he holds an MBA (1993) from the same Institution. He was an alumnus of Federal Government College Odogbolu, Ogun State (1973-1978). He attended Bolari Primary School, Gombe completing in 1973.

A fellow of the Nigerian institute of Quantity Surveyors (FNIQS); chartered member, Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM); member, Nigerian Institute of Directors. He is currently an Executive Consultant (Business Development) with Afri-Project Consortium and chaired the board of Woodkraft Ltd, Kaduna from 2013 to 2017. He is also the Vice Chairman (acting Chairman) Deap Capital Management Plc. Aliyu is also the immediate past president of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) and a past vice president, Quantity Surveyors Registration Board (QSRBN). He has been a board member of various private companies.

Murtala was born in Dawaki quarters, Gombe, Gombe State on Monday the 11th April 1960 and is married and is blessed with 6 children.

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