Peaceful Transition: International Human Rights Commission Congratulates Tinubu, Governors
By: Femi Mustapha
The Ambassador At Large of African Region, International Human Rights Commission, Ambassador Dr, Malami Shehu Ma’aji has congratulated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for the peaceful transition of power.
He also felicitate with the newly sworn in governors for successfully taken over the affairs of twenty eight states want Nigeria during the democracy day.
This is contained in a press release signed by the Ambassador At Large of African Region Dr, Malami Shehu Ma’aji and distributed to newsmen in Kaduna on 3rd June, 2023
He further applauded the Nigerians, the security institutions and all stakeholders, particularly the former President Muhammadu Buhari for ensuring peaceful transition, noting that the process significantly elevated Nigeria ‘s stature in the comity of nations.
African Ambassador Dr Malami Shehu Ma’aji advised Nigerian President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to continue to respect the rules of law and human rights and assured him the IHRC support for the development of the country.
He assured that International Human Right Commission would continue to stand for the respect of human rights and fundamental freedoms of the people, particularly women, children and the less privileged in the society.
“The main objectives of the International Human Rights Commission are to serve humanity irrespective of their differences in religion, region and tribe, as well as the struggle against the violation of human rights, bloodshed and terrorism in Africa and the world” he said.
” We provide awareness and educate the governments, legislatures, diplomats among others, to ensure people’s rights are being respected and also protected.
He also urged Nigerians to embrace peace, unity and love as no nation developed without peaceful coexistence..
Nigerian Institution of Surveyors tasks members on Professionalism
By: Femi Mustapha
Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS), Kaduna State Council has Charged members to keep upgrading and expanding their professional prowess, through training, if they must remain useful and relevant in the ever-changing world.
The Chairman of the State Council Surv Daudu Andrew asserted this during the Oath taking of new exco and induction of new members into the instruction held in Kaduna on 3rd of June, 2023.
According to him professionals in the sector should consistently seek to improve themselves for adequate competition, saying
surveyors must eschew all tendencies capable of undermining the professional ethics in the overall interest of the people and country at large.
Surv. Andrew called on the Kaduna State Government to ensure their inclusion of the menbers of the institution in government projects. Stressing no projects can stand the test of time and no Certificate of Occupancy Is free from litigation if there is No surveyors contribution.
He said Kaduna state is the number two on the National ladder of the institution in terms of dues payments.
He stressed that the current leadership of the Institution is working in sync with the government and its agencies to create the necessary environment for growth, peace and harmony within the profession that will reduce land litigations in the state.
It is in the light of this fact that I call on all members of this great Institution to see one another as stakeholders by joining hands together to make the Institution great With the steadfast support and productive partnership, I am confident that we are well on our way towards actualising our set objectives of tapping out limitless potentials for the growth and development of our great members.
In her remarks, the National Financial Secretary of the Institution Surv Mrs. Oladunni Opatoyinbo said the leadership at the National level will continue to provide leadership and sustain the good qualities and service
that has brought the Surveyors to this point today.
” I challenge you to be instruments in improving and perpetuating the positive gains we are already experiencing. The future could be a lot better,” She stated.
Similarly Surv. Maikano Samson the Chairman of the planning Committee, said said 14 members were elevated by the Institution and inducted
According to him the number of Surveyors inducted by the State is the total number of memberships of some state, an indication that the Kaduna state council is on course.
In his remarks the State Treasure of NIS Surv. Ephraim Musa tasked newly inducted members and Associate members to explore the open space of change to be able to identify, embrace and bring in greater values for the long term benefit of the profession and the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors
Surv. Musa therefore urges them to distinguish themselves through dint of handiwork and professionalism.