BAUCHI GOVERNOR INAUGURATES TWO COREN COMMITTEES IN BAUCHI, ALLOCATES LAND FOR BAUCH COREN OFFICE

Bauchi State Government on Wednesday inaugurated technical committee and that of expatriate monitoring committee of the Engineering Regulations Monitoring, Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) in the state as part of efforts to add value for money in engineering projects.

Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed who inaugurated the committees at Mini Chamber, Government House Bauchi, charged the committees to come up with inflexible regulations that will guide the principles and practices of the profession as well as ensure adherence to project specifications.

The Governor said the inauguration of the technical committee of the COREN is to complement the efforts of the organisation in revolutionizing the practice of engineering in Nigeria and in the state in particular.

He pointed out that, the engineering regulations monitoring is part of the mandate of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) as specified in its amended act which further widened the horizon of it authority.

” With this inauguration, the era of mediocrity should be gone. Engineering must take its pride of place and be the driver in our development effort in the state.”

” Having supervised huge engineering projects as the then Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and working with many senior Engineers, I have come to believe over time that no nation can develop without Engineering. It is therefore a divine calling for me to support Engineering to add value to life.”

Governor Bala Mohammed mentioned some of the terms of reference of the committees to include, reporting cases of non adherence to approved engineering codes of practice and to report all defaulters and contravention of COREN act to the Registrar and to act as COREN watchdogs on maintenance and upholding engineering codes of practice in public works among others.

BAUCHI GOVERNOR INAUGURATES TWO COREN COMMITTEES IN BAUCHI, ALLOCATES LAND FOR BAUCH COREN OFFICE

He congratulated members of the committees and urged them to justify the confidence reposed in them by performing the assignment with maximum commitment and credibility.

” You should observe the ethics of your profession, there will be no tolerance for quackery. Equally, no Engineer will be allowed to supervise any project except he/she is duly registered by COREN and possesses current practicing license.”

He recalled that, his administration had given with all sense of responsibility, priority attention to the development of infrastructure which include massive construction of roads, bridges, housing and water among others.

Represented by his Deputy, Senator Baba Tela, Governor Bala Mohammed reiterated the commitment of his administration towards partnering with COREN to ensure all groundwork in the state meet global standards of engineering practice.

He commended the Council on its tremendous contribution in ensuring that, engineering is practiced in Nigeria in accordance with relevant codes of engineering practice and in the protection of its development and economic investment.




The Governor who approved allocation of land for COREN Bauchi office, pledged continued support especially in providing conducive environment to enable engineering profession achieve its noble objectives of entrenching standards for quality delivery of projects.

Earlier, the National President, Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Engineer Ali Rabiu who applauded the state government for the timely inauguration committees in the state, urged members of the council to live up to expectations.

On the COREN President team are; Engr. Ali A. Rabiu, PRESIDENT COREN, Engr. Babagana Mohammed NSE President, Engr. Felix Ebuzueame COUNCIL MEMBER, Engr. M. U. Adoyi Director COREN, Engr. Ahmed A. S. Y. Kutigi Unit Head/Coordinator ERM, Mr. Hamma Ahmed Sale Protocol and Engr. Musa A Ishola. Also in Attendnace is Bauchi Coordinator mr charles Upele.

BAUCHI GOVERNOR INAUGURATES TWO COREN COMMITTEES IN BAUCHI, ALLOCATES LAND FOR BAUCH COREN OFFICE

 

The Bauchi State Technical Committee members:

  1. The Governor Representative: – Engr. Joshua Sanga, FNSE
  2. Federal Ministry of Works in the State – Engr. Salihu Kopola Ahmed, MNSE
  3. State Ministry of Works Rep. – Engr. Habu Shehu, MNSE
  4. The Nigerian Police Rep – DSP David Silas
  5. Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) – Engr. ASI-1 Aina Joseph Oladapo, MNSE
  6. State Development Control Agency/FCDA – Engr. Garkuwa K. Gizaki, MNSE
  7. Local Government Service Commission (LGSC)- Director Monitoring
  8. Largest Employer of Engineering Practitioners in the State (private sector)- Engr. Mohammed Basheer, MNSE
  9. The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE). – Engr. Muhammad Hadi Ibrahim, MNSE
  10. Nigerian Association of Technologists in Engineering (NATE). Engn. Tech. Murtala Uba Disina, MNATE
  11. Nigerian Society of Engineering Technicians (NiSET) – Mr. Ibrahim Babangida, FNISET
  12. Nigerian Association of Engineering Craftsmen (NAEC) – Mr. Babangida Ishaq, MNAEC
  13. COREN – Engr. Dr. S. Y. Umar, FNSE

The Bauchi State Expatriate Monitoring Committee shall consist of:-

  1. The Governor Representative – Engr. Joshua Sanga, FNSE
  2. The Nigerian Police Rep – DSP David Silas
  3. Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) – Engr. ASI-1 Aina Joseph Oladapo, MNSE

BAUCHI GOVERNOR INAUGURATES TWO COREN COMMITTEES IN BAUCHI, ALLOCATES LAND FOR BAUCH COREN OFFICE

BAUCHI GOVERNOR INAUGURATES TWO COREN COMMITTEES IN BAUCHI, ALLOCATES LAND FOR BAUCH COREN OFFICE

BAUCHI GOVERNOR INAUGURATES TWO COREN COMMITTEES IN BAUCHI, ALLOCATES LAND FOR BAUCH COREN OFFICE

BAUCHI GOVERNOR INAUGURATES TWO COREN COMMITTEES IN BAUCHI, ALLOCATES LAND FOR BAUCH COREN OFFICE

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