The Surveyors Council of Nigeria (SURCON) has donated the Total Station equipment to the Federal University of technology Owerri.
Speaking during a formal presentation to the Vice Chancellor, the Dean of SOES, Prof. Emeka Oguzie said the equipment was donated by SURCON during the induction ceremony of newly qualified professionals at the A class Event Centre Abuja on Thursday February 12, 2017. He noted that the state of the art Reflectorless Total Station of the South brand is capable of measuring a distance of 500m on ordinary objects without a reflector and up to 5km with a reflector. It came with a matching tripod, tracking rod and reflector prism.
In his remarks, the Vice Chancellor Prof. Francis Chukwuemeka Eze expressed delight with the donation and thanked the Council as well as the Head of Department of Surveying and Geoinforamtics Venerable Dr. A.C. Chukwuocha for his purposeful leadership and charged the department to be the centre of excellence.