Nwakanma Emmanuel Chukwudi

Ag. Director Cartography and Geographic Information System (GIS)

• Nwakanma Emmanuel Chukwudi. Holds Master in Cartography & Geo-Information Science with specialization in Land Administration (2014) and a B.Sc (Hons.) Surveying, Geodesy & Photogrammetry
• Employed to (OSGOF) as Acting Director Cartography and Geographic Information System (GIS) from February 2019 to date
• Employed to (OSGOF) as Assistant Director/General Manager, OSGOF Consultancy Services February 2018 to January 2019
• Employed to (OSGOF) as Assistant Director (Special Duties Surveys) /Special Assistant to the Surveyor-General of the Federation from March 2015 till date
• Worked in Federal Ministry of Power, Works & Housing Headquarters Abuja, served as Assistant Director (Surveys, Cadastral & Legal Surveys) from January 2014 to March 2015
• Worked in Federal Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development Headquarters Abuja, served as Chief Surveyor 2011-2014
• Worked in Federal Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development Headquarters Abuja, served as Asst. Chief Surveyor 2004-2011
• Worked in Federal Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development Headquarters Abuja, served as Principal Surveyor Quality Assurance and Control 2001-2004
• Posted to National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA), Abia State Field headquarters, Umuahia, served as Senior Surveyor 1995 – 2001
• Posted to Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, Bauchi State, Nigeria, worked as Lecturer in Surveying & Photogrammetry 1991-1995
• Posted to Ministry of Lands, Survey and Regional Planning, Jos, Plateau State as a member of the NYSC 1990 – 1991

Cartography and Geographic Information Systems
The Department is structured into two (2) Divisions namely:
i. Geospatial Software Design and Development; and
ii. Printing.
Functions
i. Production of Environmental Sensitivity Index Map (ESI) for the area prone to disaster in parts or the entire country;
ii. Carry out quality control of cartographic symbolism on maps and their substitutes;
iii. Production of utility maps for the entire country;
iv. Generate policies for cartography and design pf National Atlases;
v. Production of facilities/features guide maps for the country such as Millennium Park, Eagles’ Square, etc.
vi. Collaboration with stakeholders to produce customized thematics maps/information;
vii. Production of environment thematic maps;
viii. Production of weather or climatic related maps;
ix. Production of Forest and Agricultural related maps;
x. Production of floods related thematic maps;
xi. Production of other specialized maps that shall be referred to it by the Surveyor-General of the Federation;
xii. Production of Gazette of Place Names; Schools Atlas, etc; and
xiii. Production of manuals for Map Reading and associated activities amongst others