The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, Ekiti State Chapter has paid a courtesy visit to the Vice-Chancellor of Ekiti State University, Prof. Samuel Oye Bandele to intimate him on their availability to render any help to the institution as regards Estate Management and Surveying.
The team which was led by the chairman, Mr. Jide Oludoro promised to render assistance to Ekiti State University on the proposed take off of the Faculty of Environmental Science which will run courses including Estate Surveying.
Also in the entourage of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers was the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Lands and Housing, Ekiti State; Mr. Michael Toye Adeyiola who commended the giant strides of the University in recent times and in terms of infrastructural development and stable academic calendar.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Sam Oye Bandele welcomed the team and acknowledged the association as enviable and practical. He said the institution is ready to work with the association to raise its image as they plan to establish the Faculty of Environmental Sciences which will accommodate various departments such as architecture and external survey among others.
The Vice-Chancellor and the Deputy Vice-Chancellors (Academic and Development) stated the different areas the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers association could help the University to include reclaiming lost and encroached lands of the University on Iworoko road and Oke-Ila respectively.
The chairman of the association however advised that the University might need to visit the State Estate Department and have a forum with the governor to lodge complaints so issues can be settled amicably without confusion or conflicts.