A Housing Expert, Mr Festus Adebayo has urged professionals in the built environment to key into the forthcoming builders’ congress of the Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON) to institutionalise standards in the construction sector.
Adebayo, the Chief Executive Officer of FESADEB Communications Ltd., while speaking with the newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja said that the congress aimed at bringing together major public and private sector players in the building industry to harness ideas and solutions on building standards.
The Builders’ Congress is a unique stakeholder’s platform organised by CORBON in collaboration with Nigeria Institute of Building (NIOB), GIZ, FESADEB Media Group, Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN), Federation of Construction Industry (FOCI) with the support of Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and Ministry of Power Works and Housing.
“The Builders’ Congress which is the 2nd edition will hold from November 26 to November 28 at Musa YarAdua centre, Abuja.
“It will focus on the team ‘’Standardisation and Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Development in Nigeria Construction Industry.
According to him, the event will feature exhibition, conference, awards and induction of new CORBON members with over 15,000 participants from different parts of the country.
“I call on stakeholders and professionals to participate in the uncommon ganthering of professionals in the built environment.
“As for those who are thinking of how to showcase their building materials and technologies innovation, the builder congress is a place they must be to get value for their products,’’ he said.
Source: Ella Anokam