NIESV LAGOS HOLDS HEAD OF PRACTICE ASSEMBLY
Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, Lagos State Branch held it’s Head of Practice (HOP) Assembly yesterday, Thursday, 10th February 2022.
The virtual Programme which was attended by about 80 Heads of Practice of Estate Surveyors and Valuers Firms accross the nation was themed, *”Procuring Government Business through Bids: Rules and Strategies.*
It featured as speakers seasoned Estate Surveyor and Valuer and Legal Expert with specialty in Public Procurement laws and processes, ESV (Chief) Ebubechukwu Etudo FNIVS who delivered a paper on *” Procurement Rules According to BPP for Estate Surveyors and Valuers”* and ESV Jemil Dawodu, another expert in procurement of Government business, who spoke on *”Putting in a Winning Bid”*
The business event was Chaired by the 23rd Chairman of The Very Branch; ESV (Pastor) Stephen Jagun FNIVS.
Earlier in her welcome speech, the Chairman of the Branch, ESV (Mrs) Olabisi Demola-Alade FNIVS said the programme was a manifestation of a cardinal part of the current Exco’s *”10-Point Agenda”* to bridge the gap between the public and private sectors in the real estate business and bring members closer to winning government bids. She noted that there is over N500 billion worth of government transactions in the real estate sector of Lagos State each year, but unfortunately over 80% of this go to business people who are not Estate Surveyors and Valuers.
Participants adjudged the programme as a very successful one and thanked the Chairman and the Exco for coming up with this laudable topic at the 2022 HOP event.
The Chairman of the HOP Sub-Committee, ESV. Gbenga Ismail ANIVS gave the vote of thanks, and informed the participants that their certificates of participation would be available online where they can obtain and print themselves within 24 hours.
For: The Very Branch
*ESV Ayodele Olamoju ANIVS*
Hon. Publicity Secretary