TO recognise the contributions of some Nigerian Town Planners to the development of physical planning practice, the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has announced the elevation 39 of its members to the fellowship status.By this elevation, the institute now has about 250 of its members in the fellowship cadre.The National President of the NITP, Town Planner, Steve Onu, at the National Council Meeting of the institute held recently stated that those elected as fellows have been found worthy in character and have made substantial contribution to the profession through their activities and practice.According to him 'What we have done is to recognize excellence, diligence and commitment to the growth of the profession, particularly for making outstanding impact through acts considered positive. We shall continue to protect the class of fellowship of the institute in order to ensure that only the best get elevated to the status.Town Planner Onu congratulated the new fellows, while urging them to strive for greater heights.Among those elected are Sadiq Sani, Lekwa Ezutah, Moses Ogunleye, Toyin Abdul, Nasiru Shehu and Zalihau Ahmed. Others are Barnabas Atiyaye, Suleiman Shalakuza, Kingsly Ogboi and Rita Afejuku.About 35 of the town planners are male, while four are female. The members also cut across practitioners in public and private sectors. Click here to read full news..