ESVARBON inducts 4,143, pledges to monitor valuation reports
The regulatory body for Estate Surveyors (ESVARBON) has restated commitment towards tackling unethical professional practices in the country.
The chairman of the association, William Odudu disclosed this at 39th Induction Ceremony of members in Abuja. He stated that the board has already commenced monitoring of members, pledging that anyone who falls short of regulatory standards would face serious disciplinary measures.
He explained that efforts embarked upon to check unethical practices include, the introduction of computer based adhesive stamp to replace conventional rubber stamps, and monitoring the quality of valuation reports normally prepared by practitioners to check nefarious activities of quackery.
According to him, the body has visited 35 universities in the country to inspect facilities for accreditation and re-accreditation of the institutions offering programmes in estate surveying and valuation.
The chairman warned the newly registered members that it would never be business as usual; rather, they should promote international best practices as well as enhance the ethical and professional standards towards achieving Board’s o He urged the inductees to be good ambassadors of the Nigeria Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers in the built industry.