Surveyors Council of Nigeria (SURCON) held its annual Induction Ceremony for 394 persons who were successful at the SURCON 2022 Professional Examinations. This bring the number of Registered Surveyors in Nigeria to 5404

A Pre – Induction workshop was held on 15th February, 2023 at Chida International Hotel, Utako District, Abuja where the inductees were prepared for the main induction and the tasks ahead of them as Registered Surveyors of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The Pre- Induction lectures were delivered by Four Guest speakers:-

  • Assoc. Prof. Lola Olayinka – Dosumu, fnis

Topic: Coping Strategies in an Evolving/Dynamic Profession of Surveying and Geoinformatics

  • Prof.Dung Pam Sha

Topic: Leadership – Interactive Season

  • Prof. Ebele Josephine Emengini, mnis

Topic: Professional Surveying and Geoinformatics practice in a dysfunctional (unstable) economy

  • Dr. Shuaibu Muhammed Ade, mnis

Topic: Setting up Cadastral practices: Agenda for young Surveyors

The Induction Ceremony was held on 16th February, 2023 at the main Hall of Chida International Hotel Utako District, Abuja. Attending the ceremonies were the President of the Council, Surv. Clement Nwabichie, fnis, other members of the Council and Special Guests. The Staff and Management of SURCON led by the Registrar, Surv. Kabir, M.M mni, fnis conducted the two ceremonies.

Special Guests and members who delivered goodwill messages at the events included the Surveyor General of the Federation (SGoF) – Surv. Abdulganiyu Adeyemi Adebomehin fnis, and the President of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors, NIS – Surv. David. Kayode Oluwamotemi, fnis among others

The highlights of the event included administration of professional oath and presentation of seals and certificates of registration by the Registrar to the 394 newly registered Surveyors. Awards were also presented to candidates who excelled during the Examinations. These were:-

  • Surv. Ebere Jude, the winner of Distinguished Senator  Ahmed Lawan Ibrahim, Award for the Overall Best Candidate in SURCON Professional Examinations 2022
  • Surv. Eze Tochukwu Bernard, the winner of His Excellency, the Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin O. O Akeredolu (SAN). Award for the Best candidate in Survey Laws, Regulation & Professional Practice in SURCON Professional Examinations 2022
  • Surv.Okubadejo Ayodele Babatunde, the winner of His Excellency, the Governor of Borno State,  Prof. Babagana U. Zulum, mni Award for the Best candidate in Professional and Developmental Essay 2022
  • Surv. Abdulrauf Bintu Bola, the winner of His Excellency  the governor of Cross/River State, Prof. Ben Ayade. Award of the Best performing Female candidate in SURCON Professional Examinations 2022
  • Surv. Abdulrauf Bintu Bola, the winner of Surv. Mfon Isong fnis, Award for the Best candidate in Folio in SURCON Professional Examinations 202