Nigeria/June 19, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/141 views /nigeria ARCON advises OAU on architecture – The Nation Newspapershare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelTHE Architects’Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) has urged the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife to boost the study of Architecture. Its President, Oladipo Ajayi, spoke during a meeting with the management of the OAU. Ajayi, who led council members of ARCON, including, immediate past president, Umaru Aliu; registrar, Umar Murnai, observed that the profession was at its low ebb and, therefore, there was the need for urgent intervention. The ARCON chief, who assured the OAU management of its support on the development of enterpreneurship studies, asked that the university authorities should include the council in its budget. ALSO READ FG releases N1.5bn to pay next-of-kin to deceased civil servants as death benefitsHe said OAU should upgrade the department of architecture to faculty status. “We are eager to have the faculty as soon as possible, as this would further enhance both the university and the profession at large,” he said. According to Ajayi, ARCON, among other things, which was established to raise the educational standard and the practice as well as registering and deregistering, urged OAU Vice Chancellor, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, to look into the issues of shortfall of lecturers in the department. ALSO READ We Are Prepared To Stop Buhari’s 2nd Term Bid – Arewa Youth Leader, ShettimaAjayi said there was the need for OAU to adopt Architects Projects Registrations Number (APRN), which would help to monitor all building projects, thereby preventing collapsed building. The ARCON president also tasked the university on the issue of jury, noting that it has been misunderstood by many. He urged Ogunbodede to facilitate the process of ensuring this initiative. The VC, who pledged support for ARCON council, said the issue of upgrading the departure of architecture to faculty was actually dependent on the regulatory body, the lecturers within the department and the National Universities Commission (NUC). ALSO READ PDP condemn attack on agents, members in Kano supplementary electionOgunbodede urged ARCON to assist as the university was overhauling its curriculum. He charged ARCON to help the university to develop enterpreneural studies. Prof. Olubola Babalola, Dean, Faculty of Environmental Design and Management, promised to look into all issues raised by ARCON. Babalola, the first woman professor of Quantity Surveying in Africa, expressed satisfaction with the proposal to raise the department of architecture to a faculty. Meanwhile, ARCON is set to induct over 400 newly registered architects in Abuja. Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:nigeria share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleInsurers need $725m to meet recap order – The Nation Newspapernext articleFree daily horoscope, celeb gossip and lucky numbers for 20 June, 2019Related PostsNigeria/July 16, 2019 /No Comment 7 Quick Facts About BBNaija 2019 Evicted Housemate, Ella430 shares Nigeria/July 16, 2019 /No Comment Seyi Makinde Declares Assets Public | NigerianMonitorSen. Nwaoboshi Floors Ned Nwoko At Supreme CourtChelsea Don’t Need New Players To Be Successful – LampardGov. Makinde Declares Assets Worth Over N48bnPDP witness raises allegation of $10,000 bribe against INEC officer at tribunal – Daily Post NigeriaBREAKING: My Father Told Me Atiku Is Born Nigerian – PDP’s WitnessNetflix removes suicide scene from ’13 Reasons Why’ | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World NewsNetflix removes suicide scene from ’13 Reasons Why’ | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World NewsAFCON 2019: Pinnick takes final decision on Rohr’s future as Super Eagles head coach – Daily Post Nigeria Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.