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RICS Marks 150 Years Of Excellence In Surveying Profession



Leadership Nigeria News Today

The Nigerian arm of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has said that all was set to mark its 150 years of existence and celebration of excellence in surveying profession.

The group also disclosed that the anniversary was part of events aimed at celebrating real estate in Nigeria, quest for qualitative and sustainable impact in surveying profession.

According to the organisers, the anniversary with the theme: ‘Global Trends and Challenges – The Future of Construction,’ is aimed at bringing all chartered surveyors in Nigeria and in the diaspora together to celebrate excellence in the surveying profession.

The anniversary which is celebrated around the world by all surveyors is scheduled to hold June 29, 2018, in Lagos.

Unveiling the programme for the event  at a media chat in Lagos recently, chairman, RICS, Nigeria Group, Jimmy Olayinka Omotosho, FRICS, said what the group was trying to achieve was to celebrate the significant contribution the surveying profession has made to local communities and  the wider built environment over the past 150 years.

Also speaking , the chairman, Organising Committee for  RICS 150 Anniversary, Gbenga Ismail,  MRICS, said, ‘‘The initiative is a great chance for all surveyors to promote our profession by demonstrating how varied and rewarding a surveying career can be. We are now at the dawn of another revolution, this one driven by digitisation.

“But by maintaining our commitment to standard during this period of change. I have no doubt that RICS will be here to serve the public for another 150 years.”