COREN Chairman Meju Urges Builders To Engage Certified Engineers To Prevent Building Collapse
Written by City Radio on November 2, 2022
Builders have been advised to always employ the services of COREN Certified Engineers to avert building collapse.
The chairman, COREN-ERM, Anambra State Technical and Expatriate Committee, Engineer Victor Meju, gave the advice during an audience participatory radio programme, in Anambra State.
Discussing the topic, “Building Collapse’, Engineer Meju explained that COREN is a certified body, empowered to accredit training institutions and regulate the practice of engineers, technologist, technicians and craftsmen in Nigeria.
The COREN boss commended Governor Chukwuma Soludo for championing the cause of reducing incessant building collapse in the state, calling on engineers to collaborate with COREN.
The duo frowned at rod vendors that sell fourteen-millimeter steel to customers instead of sixteen millimeters, and enumerated some factors leading to building collapse to include, government factor, material and human factors as well as low or poor designs of foundations, client construction syndrome.