The Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria has urged practitioners to hone their professional skills as they are critical to the revival of the nation’s economy.
A statement issued by the board said the chairman, Gersh Henshaw, made the call at the annual gathering of estate surveyors and valuers in Rivers State.
According to him, the place of estate surveyors and valuers in lifting the economy could not be undermined, hence stakeholders both in the public and private sectors should seek professional inputs in all valuation jobs.
Henshaw said, “Some of the users of our services may not be here with us today but we can assure you that the next assembly will be expanded to have them physically present to share their experiences with us as well as their expectations from us.”
Henshaw noted that stakeholders in both the public and private sectors were critical to enhanced valuation practice in the country and assured that the board would reach out to them.
According to him, the stakeholders include the Bankers’ Committee, NAICOM, AMCON, BPP, BPE, Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, EFCC, ministries of power, transportation, works and housing among others.
On his part, the President, Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, Chief Emma Wike, said the theme of the assembly was timely as the nation’s economy needed all-round boost.