The International Facility Management Association, Nigeria Chapter will be celebrating the 2018 World Facility Management Day with the students of the Government Technical College, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos on the 16th of May 2018.
The theme for the celebration is, “Enabling Positive Experiences: Inspiring the Technical Students for a better tomorrow.”
President of the association, Engr. Pius Iwundu, who said this during an interview with newsmen added that it was part of the strategy for capacity development and the need to inspire the next generation of Facility Managers.
The president stated that, the World FM Day has become a veritable platform that promotes the importance of facility managers in the overall growth and preservation of infrastructure and assets in built environment.
“This year’s celebration is geared towards developing the next generation of facility managers who will move the profession to higher heights in Nigeria. As such, we discovered that technical students need to be spurred to take the right steps in the right direction, in order to make this happen,” he said.
The International Facility Management Association Nigeria Chapter, a not-for-profit association was established in 1995 by a group of well-meaning professionals, drawn from corporate and social Nigeria. The body has offered various opportunity to develop the capacity of various facility management professionals by exposing them to local and international programmes.
The Nigeria Chapter is an affiliate of IFMA Worldwide, based in Houston, United States of America. IFMA is the world’s largest and widely recognized association for professional facility managers, supporting more than 22,655 members in 78 countries.