Babalola Becomes Female Quantity Surveyors’ Chairman

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Mr. Oladosu Babalola (left), his wife, Prof. (Mrs) Olubola, the in-coming fourth national chairperson, Women Association of Quantity Surveyors of Nigeria (WAQSN); President, Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), Mrs. Mercy Iyortyer; immediate past president NIQS, Mr. John Agele Alufohai and his wife, Dr. Edith. PHOTO: HAPPINESS OTOKHINE

Mr. Oladosu Babalola (left), his wife, Prof. (Mrs) Olubola, the in-coming fourth national chairperson, Women Association of Quantity Surveyors of Nigeria (WAQSN); President, Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), Mrs. Mercy Iyortyer; immediate past president NIQS, Mr. John Agele Alufohai and his wife, Dr. Edith. PHOTO: HAPPINESS OTOKHINE

In order to be relevant in a changing world, women quantity surveyors have been called upon to embrace dynamism by pursuing the highest standards of professionalism in their field of practice in spite of challenges peculiar to their gender.

The president of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), Mrs. Mercy Iyortyer, stated this at the investiture ceremony of the 4th national chairperson of the Women Association of Quantity Surveyors of Nigeria (WAQSN), Prof. Olubola Babalola. Incidentally, Professor Babalola, also recently emerged as the first female professor of quantity surveying in Africa. Read more…