NIESV Lagos Branch Commissions Real Estate Library
The Lagos State Branch of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) today, 5th May, 2021 commissioned its Library, which is situated at the Branch’s Secretariat in Alausa CBD, Ikeja Lagos.
While commissioning the Library, former NIESV BOT Chairman and new Chairman of Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON), Gersh Henshaw said the Lagos State Branch achieved another great feat in its history of many firsts.
He desbrived the Library as a beautiful and conducive place for research and knowledge acquisition.
“I am very happy to be part of this event today. This library will now become a resource centre for estate surveyors and Valuers in Lagos. This is very laudable. I commend the Branch Chairman and the Exco who made this project a reality.
The Chairman of the Branch, ESV Adedotun Bamigbola, a fellow of the institution, said the library would operate as both physical and virtual knowledge space for real estate practitioners who are members of the Branch.
He said, “The NIESV Lagos State Branch Library is a project of high importance which has run through several Executive Committees of ” The Very Branch” in the last 8 years and so, we are happy that we are now able to make come on stream just before the end the current Executive Committee of the Branch.
“The Library is built in partnership with Echostone Nigeria Limited, a housing development firm which is also trying to do something critical for real estate knowledge development. We are happy that this is a partnership that has worked and we are grateful to the company for partnering with us on the library project.
“The Library will function as both physical and online library as we have computers activated with internet at the library and the library is open Monday to friday 9am to 4pm just before the secretary closes at 5pm.”
While noting that the library is now stocked with very relevant and contemporary books in Estate Management, Bamigbola said more books are still welcome at the library to fill up its many shelf cells.
He urged students of Estate Management who are members of the Branch to make good use of the Library.
“We want to implore members of the Branch and other stakeholders in the real estate sector to donate books to the library,” he said.