By Adegun Ibidapo Gbenga
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has said estate surveyors and valuers practicing without registration by the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON), is illegal.
Fashola stated this at the 40th induction ceremony of ESVARBON held Friday in Abuja.
The minister said the present administration would stop at nothing in sanitizing the construction industry.
“The surest way of securing the future of the estate surveying and valuation profession is by ensuring that the younger generations are equipped with the requisite high moral and standards professional tools and integrity,” he said.
He congratulated the chairman of the board Olayinka A. Sonaike and members whose responsibility of preparing and registering persons to practice the estate surveying and valuation profession and admonished that the quality of persons must be on the high side.
The chairman who was represented by Bola Onabadejo urged the inductees to take charge of the future of the profession.
He urged them to uphold the profession`s motto “honesty with devotion”, adding that they should practice the profession with integrity wherever they might be.