The Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (Lagos Chapter) in collaboration with Lagos State Building Control Agency (LABSCA) and Lagos State Safety Commission, (LSSC) has announced December, 14, 2019 for its annual event tagged Walk For Stability 2019.
HSENations understands the walk is aimed at creating awareness on state of infrastructures, maintenance, safety; creating an opportunity for networking among the participants under the atmosphere,; and serving as avenue for health and fitness goal.
The Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers, Lagos Chapter under the leadership of Engr Lola Adetona initiated the programme last year as a result of concerns that; Engineers only care about technical aspect of construction.
“Let the Public STOP patronizing Quacks and start using Professionals. We need to start Building Right to put an end to Building Collapse in our State.” Said Engr Adetona in her press briefing.
“We know Lagos has been tagged to have one of the highest record of building collapses in Nigeria and for every building that fails, Engineers take the blame even though record has shown that no registered engineer has been part of any of the collapsed Buildings”. She said.
Engr Lola Adetona called on members of the public, engineers from all divisions to join the ‘Walk for Stability’ and play their part.
Urged participants to be at the Fire Service Station Alausa on or before 7 am for a row call before proceeding for the walk.