Culled: NIESV Newsletter Vol. 27, May/June 2016
There is a lot to do to move the Institution forward, particularly in line with the vision and the lofty objectives upon which it was founded as enshrined in
Chapter 1 (i) of the Constitution of the Institution.
An effective Secretariat is germane to the realisation of these objectives. To this end, the Secretariat is being reorganized and reenergized for efficiency and
prompt service delivery to the members of the Institution whom we promised at the inception of the present leadership to serve in honesty, dedication,
sincerity and devotion.
As an active conduit for communication and custodian of the Institution's records, the secretariat
shall play a more critical role in fostering communication and diligence through proper management accurate documentation and utilization
of important records and documents. The Secretariat under the current dispensation shall ensure
responsible updating of documents as necessary and ensure all documents are safely stored and readily
To ensure the above, the office of the Honorary National Secretary (HNS) has been opened at the National Secretariat. The HNS shall be in the office every Wednesday and Friday, from 11:00am-1:00pm
to personally attend the issues and complaints made
by our members.
The HNS has also created an e-mail address where members can send their requests, demands and complaints to the address. I guarantee you that you
will get a reply to your requests within twenty four hours of receiving same.
The staff is very crucial to us in our drive for efficiency and prompt service delivery. We shall put in place
structures to enhance cohesion and proper coordination between the National Secretariat in Abuja, Lagos and Enugu Liaison offices. We shall build
and leverage on group effectiveness, interpersonal communicating skills and effective team working
The management shall ensure that the Secretariat staffs are well taken care of in terms of remunerations,
we shall enhance their working conditions and work environment as best as we can, but at the same time,
management shall not hesitate to apply sanctions where and when necessary.
Noble colleagues, we require and request for your cooperation in our quest to serve you and the
Institution better and to acquaint the public with the role of the Estate Surveyor and Valuer in the economic
development of the country.