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Surge in unqualified practitioners worries institute

The Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers has condemned the rising variety of unqualified practitioners within the business.

This was because the institute emphasised the pressing want to deal with the issue of unqualified people dealing with electrical jobs, as this usually ends in defective installations and dangerous situations.

Speaking on the institute’s sixteenth conferment of fellowship on Saturday in Abuja, the President of the institute, Felix Olu, referred to as for rigorous expertise improvement and certification amongst practitioners to deal with the difficulty.

He stated, “There is a vital want to deal with the issue of unqualified people dealing with electrical jobs. This has usually led to defective installations and dangerous situations.

“Quackery in electrical work is a major issue due to the engagement of unqualified individuals and the use of substandard materials.”

Olu stated recognising the approaching disaster, electrical engineers throughout Nigeria got here collectively to advocate for regulatory measures.

These concerted efforts, in response to him, resulted within the proposal of a invoice within the National Assembly to ascertain the Chartered Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of Nigeria.

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Olu added that the invoice was efficiently handed and signed into regulation by former President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.

“This new regulation mandates certification for all electrical and electronic engineering practitioners in Nigeria, encompassing engineers, technicians, technologists, and craftsmen. Certified practitioners will now carry insignia such as badges, certificates, and seals, allowing the public to identify and verify their qualifications easily,” Olu added.

He emphasised the significance of this regulation in decreasing incidents of defective installations and hearth hazards. “With the establishment of this organization, Nigerians can now identify who is qualified to do electrical jobs, thereby significantly reducing the risk of accidents caused by substandard work,” he added.

Speaking, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology, Prof. Nouruddeem Umar, harassed the necessity for monitoring and advancing the sphere {of electrical} engineering amid the continued fourth industrial revolution.

Prof Umar highlighted the significance of digitization and the function electrical engineers should play in main this transformation.

“The current era is defined by rapid advancements in AI, machine learning, the Internet of Things, digital twin technology, and more. Our field is uniquely positioned to address diverse challenges across these areas. We must urge all our members to take responsibility and set an agenda for today’s challenges, leveraging our curriculum empowerment,” Prof. Umar said.

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