COREN wants engineering firms to register with

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– The Council for the Regulation Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) said on Friday in that all engineering firms must henceforth register with it to operate in the country.

COREN President Kashim Abdul Ali disclosed this while briefing newsmen on the council’ upcoming 23rd Engineering .

“Henceforth it is compulsory for engineering firms to procure COREN licence to practise in Nigeria,” Ali said.

According to him, the affected firms are those in Engineering , Manufacturer/, Maintenance Inspection as well as Testing and Laboratories Service.

Others, he said, are vendors engineering machines, equipment, plants and . [eap_ad_1] Ali, urged the firms to ensure compliance with the new rule, said those in Engineering Consulting had started registering with the council.

He said COREN recently signed a Memorandum Understanding with the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences to prosecute operators violate the act establishing the council.

According to Ali, the , scheduled to hold in between Aug. 19 and Aug. 20,  is  aimed at updating members’ knowledge on emerging issues in engineering.

He said it would bring all cadres of engineering personnel together with a view to discussing issues that would uplift the profession.

He said it would also give members of the “engineering ’’ the opportunity to interact and discuss issues affecting their profession.

Dr Babagana Mohammed, the chairman of the Main Organising Committee, said 2000 engineers had indicated interest in attending the conference.

He said President Goodluck Jonathan would declare the assembly and that President Sheikh Yahya Jammeh of the Gambia would be the special guest of honour. (NAN)