President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Samuel Adeniran as the Surveyor-General of the Federation.
The appointment was conveyed in a letter with reference FMPW & H/42935/S.1/T2/86, dated January 29, 2020.
The letter was signed by the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola.
This online media understands that Federal Ministry of Works and Housing supervises the Office of the Surveyor-General of the Federation.
According the minister as was quoted from the letter issued to the OSGF in Abuja on Friday, “I am pleased to inform you that the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has approved your appointment as the Surveyor-General of the Federation.
“This is in accordance with the powers conferred on him (President) by Section 171 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended)
, and is for the period of four years for first instance and is renewable if found satisfactory performance.
Adeniran until his recent appointment was overseeing the affairs of OSGOF since October 8, 2019, following the retirement of Muhammadu Kurfi, the then Director of Photogrammetry and Remote-Sensing.
Kurfi had superintended in the absence of a substantive surveyor-general between September 10, 2019 to October 7, 2019.