#PropertyNews: Architects’ council begins issuance of number to members, to combat quackery

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The Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) has hinted of its plan to have an enforcement and compliance unit which is to ensure that only registered architects handle architectural projects in consonance with extant laws.
The president of ARCON, Mr. Dipo Ajayi, while reacting on the collapsed building in Abuja, said the incidence and others in the past showed that developers and various institutions hired unregistered persons posing as architects/consultants, or foreigners, to carry out projects in Nigeria, thereby subjecting the unsuspecting public to great risk that ultimately results in loss of lives and property.
Ajayi said to mitigate incidences like that, the council has set up the ARCON Projects Registration Number (APRN) system which is a mandatory registration number to be issued to all architects practicing in Nigeria, for each of their projects, to certify that they are designed, handled and executed by Nigerian citizens fully registered to practice in Nigeria. … Read more https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/architects-council-begins-issuance-of-number-to-members-to-combat-quackery.html
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