In a significant development highlighting the collaboration between the regional administration, Dr. Emmanuel Uwalaka, who represents OSHAssociation Nigeria, and Prof. Adisa Bello, the esteemed Executive Registrar of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), engaged in a constructive and strategic discussion.
This meeting, held at the headquarters in Abuja, holds immense significance as it precedes the highly anticipated 31st Engineering Assembly scheduled for 2023.
The meeting served as a platform for both leaders to discuss key issues related to engineering practice in Nigeria and to ensure all engineers under its umbrella are adequately equipped with the knowledge and practical applications of safety procedures. Dr. Emmanuel Uwalaka expressed his commitment to promoting safety measures within the engineering industry, acknowledging the pivotal role played by COREN in ensuring compliance and safeguarding the well-being of professionals and the public at large.
During the meeting, Dr. Uwalaka pledged his unwavering support to COREN, emphasizing the shared objective of fostering a culture of safety and excellence in engineering practices across Nigeria. He acknowledged the indispensable contributions made by COREN in regulating the engineering profession, and lauded the agency’s commitment to upholding the highest standards in the industry.
Prof. Adisa Bello, in turn, expressed his gratitude for the regional administrator’s visit and extended his appreciation for the offered support. He highlighted the importance of cooperation between both parties in promoting a safe and thriving engineering sector. Moreover, he commended Dr. Uwalaka’s dedication to enhancing safety regulations, which aligns with COREN’s mission to ensure competence, professionalism, and accountability among engineers.