Building collapse: Engineers tasked on safety violations’ report

  The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) has urged engineers to report safety standard violations resulting in buildings collapse in the state. LASBCA’s General Manager, Olalekan Shodeinde, made the appeal to Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN), which paid him a courtesy visit in Ikeja. He tasked the engineers on whistle blowing, saying it provided an avenue to give government whatever information on any structure, be it construction or reconstruction, that is structurally defective. Shodeinde urged engineers and concerned members of the public to call the agency’s…

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Plight of jobless pilots, aircraft engineers

The unemployment situation in the country is now so intense that even the highly placed professions are no longer immune to it. The report of over 500 pilots and engineers being out of job at the moment speaks volume of the sorry state of the economy. Considering the financial commitment and efforts put into training pilots and aircraft engineers, which in the past were thought to be hot cakes in the employment market, parents would feel disappointed that the ravaging unemployment decay has also found its way into the noble…

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