News Agency Of Nigeria Organized Forum On Mapping Of Nigeria
Nigeria needs 10 billion naira annually to ensure effective mapping of the country. The Surveyor General of the Federation professor Peter Nwilo stated this in a forum organized by News Agency of Nigeria NAN held in Abuja. Professor Nwilo noted that inadequate funding delays effective spatial and geo-spatial mappings. He urged government to encourage more people to go into the profession by providing standard equipment for tertiary institutions to enhance training of qualified manpower in the surveying profession.