As part of the strategy for capacity development and the need to inspire the next generation of Facility Managers, the International Facility Management Association, Nigeria Chapter will be celebrating the 2018 World Facility Management Day tomorrow with the students of the Government Technical College, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos. The theme for the celebration is: Enabling Positive Experiences: Inspiring the Technical Students for a Better Tomorrow.
The President of the Association, Pius Iwundu, an engineer, who disclosed this in an interview, stated that the World FM Day has become a veritable platform that promotes the importance of facility managers in the overall growth and preservation of infrastructure and assets in the built environment.
According to him: “This year’s celebration is geared towards developing the next generation of facility managers who will move the profession to higher heights in Nigeria. There is a need to raise committed professionals who will advance the course of the profession. As such, we discovered that technical students need to be spurred to take the right steps in the right direction in order to make this happen.