Welcome to

Archtik Group of Companies

Our Mandate
To establish a group of businesses committed to creating standard and sustainable solutions to Africa’s Development needs.

Our Mission

To create excellent businesses and power ideas that proffer standard solutions to daily needs of mankind, developing infrastructure, enhancing sustainable development, curbing unemployment and eradicating poverty.

Our Vision
Towards an economically vibrant Africa with sustainable development, abundant opportunities and solutions to daily needs.

Here are

Our Businesses

Archtik
Consultants

Archtik Consultants is a creative and innovative architectural firm that is also engaged in real estate and infrastructure development.

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A combination of excellence, creativity, utmost satisfaction and simplicity to create a unique, serene, beautiful and unforgettable experience in the hearts of our guests through outstanding hospitality services
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City Bay ParkMakurdi

We are a world class multi-purpose, comfortable, safe and affordable adult and children recreational services and ultra-modern events center.
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Lobi E&P Ltd. is an indigenous oil and gas exploration and production company with a passion for providing quality, available, affordable and safer energy for daily needs.

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Benysta college of education is an accredited academic excellence citadel providing high quality education and moral standards as well as employment opportunities for the youths of Benue state and Nigeria.
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Benysta MFB is a unique microfinance bank committed to providing creative solutions to the business problems of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises.
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Profile of the Chairman

ARC. AUSTIN ASEMA ACHADO (FNIA, KSJ, MD)

His Birth

Architect  Austin Asema Achado was born into the family of late Thomas Achado Bebe of Kyonov, Ngyohov District of Gwer Local Government Area of Benue State, on the 13th August 1962, at Udei, in the present Guma Local Government Area of Benue State.

His Education

He had his elementary education at St. Francis Primary School, Aliade and secondary education at Mt. St. Gabriel’s Secondary School, Makurdi, Benue State. He did his Post-Secondary Education at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, where he obtained IJMB Certificate, BSc. Architecture and MSc. Architecture.

Public service

He has over 30 years of working experience, having served for eight(8) years in the Benue State Public Service, from 1988 – 1996. He joined the Benue State Local Government Service in 1988 as Pupil Architect and voluntarily retired as Principal Architect in 1996.

The birth of Archtik Group

After his retirement, he founded Archtik Consultants, in 1996. Four years later, Archtik Consultants was granted Charter Registration by the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON). Thereafter, Arc. Achado assembled high profile colleagues in the construction industry on the board of Archtik Consultants, offering consultancy services in Architecture, Engineering, Building, Quantity Surveying, Arbitration and Environmental Consultancy. As the Principal Partner/CEO, he is one amongst equals.

His Architectural Achievements

Arc. Achado is a FELLOW of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) and corporate member of Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON). He served as the Chapter Chairman of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA), Benue State Chapter, from 2003 to November 2009 and National Ex-Officio Member of the Nigerian Institute of Architects from November 2009 to November 2011. He is a founding member of the Association of Consulting Architects Nigeria (ACANigeria). Arc. Achado is a Chartered Member of Society of Construction Industry Arbitrators. He has served on several Arbitration Panels.

He is registered as an Environmental Consultant with National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency(NESREA).

Some of his projects

Some of the landmark projects in Arc. Achado’s architectural practice include: Senate Building for Kaduna State University, Senate Building for University of Maiduguri, Benue State University Teaching Hospital, Makurdi, Academic Publishing Centres, located in seven(7) Nigerian Universities and Nigeria Police Academy, Kano; Four(4) Floors Students’ Hostels for University of Benin and Federal University of Technology, Owerri; 3000 capacity Central Library and Indoor Sports Hall for Delta State University, Abraka and the design of the entire National Open University of  Nigeria, main campus, Abuja.

His entrepreneurship exploits

Despite Arc. Achado’s excellence in his career, he has indulged in business and excelled outside his architectural practice.  His affection for quality education led to the founding of Angus College Makurdi and Benysta College  Makurdi. It is imperative to note that such affection for education correlates with Arc. Achado’s flare for business.  His other business ventures are Benysta Hotel Aliade and Abuja, Benysta Microfinance Bank Makurdi and City Bay Park Makurdi

Leadership and service

Arc. Achado has served several organisations from his undergraduate days till date. Some of the organisations he served are as follows: former National President, National Union of Benue State Students, former Chairman Nigerian Institute of Architects Benue State Chapter, past President of the Benue Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines, and Agriculture (BECCIMA). Arc. Achado is currently the Patron of Benue Entrepreneurs Network and President, Rotary Club of Makurdi. Arc. Achado is a 4th Degree Knight of the ancient and noble order of St. John International.

Leadership and service

Arc. Achado has served several organisations from his undergraduate days till date. Some of the organisations he served are as follows: former National President, National Union of Benue State Students, former Chairman Nigerian Institute of Architects Benue State Chapter, past President of the Benue Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines, and Agriculture (BECCIMA). Arc. Achado is currently the Patron of Benue Entrepreneurs Network and President, Rotary Club of Makurdi. Arc. Achado is a 4th Degree Knight of the ancient and noble order of St. John International.

His Philanthropy

Arc. Achado has unmatchable record of community service in Benue State. Some of his community service projects are as follows: Construction of Township Roads in Aliade, Installation of 500KVA transformers in Aliade, Construction and donation to the Catholic Diocese of Makurdi of 2,000 capacity Ss Peter and Paul Catholic Church Aliade, in Gwer Local Government Area of Benue State. He instituted scholarship scheme in Benue State University Makurdi and another scholarship scheme for Gwer LGA indigenes schooling in higher institutions in and outside Nigeria. On empowerment, he has helped many young people to commence businesses, bought vehicles and motorcycles for people et cetera

His Marriage and Family Life

Architect Austin Asema Achado was married to Late (Mrs) Shidoo Yvonne Achado, who passed on 13th July, 2013. The marriage of 25years is blessed with four (4) children, two boys (2) and two(2) girls. Arc. Achado remarried in 2018 to Princess Freda Nguamo Achado(Nee Gendaga Damna). The new marriage is blessed with a baby boy.