Fashola Charges Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board on Professionalism and Patriotism

Kenny Folarin, Abuja

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Raji Fashola has urged the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) to ensure professionalism and patriotism in the discharge of their duties.

Fashola while in Abuja on Friday at the Inauguration of the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria stated that duties of valuation is very key as it has far reaching consequences on the lives of people as the whole of human undertaking is often centre around land on which human civilization and livelihood depends.

According to Fashola, how those assets are valued have profound consequences on the ordinary man in a very far place, because when we talk about inflation, they are not unconnected with weather appropriate values were placed at a time.

“And therefore, I urge you on behalf of the Nigerian people to be as professional as you deploy your experience as much as the law permit you and allow you to be”.

“As you assume office today, I urge you to act in best interest of the Nigerian people according to the finest traditions of your profession.

“I hope you will help in your own profound corner to contribute to the process of nation building and improve the conditions of the ordinary human being of Nigeria”. He added.

Responding, Chairman, ESVARBON, ESV Gevsh Henshaw assured of maintaining a sound professional conduct by keeping vigilance to ensure that practitioners ply the trade of their practice according to rules and regulations.

“We shall sustain the momentum of the re-invigorated disciplinary organs of the Board; that is the investigating panel and disciplinary tribunal and complaints from members of the public against any registered persons shall not be lightly treated”.

Meanwhile, Henshaw disclosed that the board has inducted 213 fit and proper persons as regulated estate surveyors and valuers and has increased their members to 5,248 across the country.

He added that the board will ensure that stock of Estate Surveyors and Valuers increase to meet the need of the nation.

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