By Mutiu Iyanda
The convergence of professionals and industry executives, on Onikan, Lagos, appears to point to the direction that rapid growth of the Nigeria’s Facility Management industry valued at less than $1 billion is no longer far, but near.
In the last 10 years, stakeholders in the industry have been making frantic efforts towards the industry’s growth, especially recognised by the citizenry and government at various levels in the country. The meeting held on Wednesday 27th June 2018 at Onikan City Mall has shown that professionals and captains in the industry are ready to advance the industry and professionals.
The meeting is imperative because facility management has an important role in Nigeria’s growth, especially positive experience enablement for all stakeholders in all industries. During the meeting, Paul Erubami, a certified facility manager and Chief Executive Officer of Max-Migold Limited, announced the birth of Association of Facility Management Practitioners, Nigeria.
According to him, the body is an offshoot of The Nigeria’s Facility Management Initiative, a forum established and saddled with the responsibility of working towards creation of professional body for the industry like what obtainable in South Africa, England among others. Read more