John Isangedighi: When Models Produce Medals


Today being Friday, March 26, 2021, the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers would confer on ESV John Isangedighi the coveted title of a Fellow. The event is slated for 9am at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. This venture implies that John Isangedighi would now be qualified to add the title, FNISV to his name.

The above is the focus for this short discourse. First, one must understand that a man who burns his candle in the night, wears his tag in the morning. While the candle takes away from him the comfort of the body, it becomes a set model to for success. It is this success however, that produces the tag which becomes his medal.

Every athlete who develops a model for his professional engagements is set to wear his medals. When determination and focus become the watchword, a man walks his robes without a hitch. A man who begins a journey hopes to get to his destination. If he stumbles and falls, he chooses whether to stand up or not. Next is also to choose whether the journey is worth the stress. A man who quits doesn’t reach his target. But he who stands up and runs to his terminal point does. He has his eyes on the cake.

Distractions of every sort, could stand to encumber every runner of race. It is the option of commitment and steadfastness that count. It is a determining factor on whether the person would meet his dreams or not.

ESV John Isangedighi,  FNIVS, RSV, MCAI is a man whose model berths his medal. A professional who defends the rules of his calling, John is a compelling character whose drive for success can’t be demoralized. Holding an HND in Estate Management from the Polytechnic, Calabar since 1988, he is currently crossing his T’s and dotting his I’s to grab his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of Lagos.

John has been an Associate Member, Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (ANIESV) since February 2007. He also became a registered Member of the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) since September 2007. He is also a Member, International Right of Way Association (IRWA), Nigeria Chapter, as well as enjoying membership of other professional bodies.

As a man of model, he has remained dedicated to professional calling since year 2007. Having been managing his private firm of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, John Isangedighi & Associates, since 2007 in the capacity of Head of Practice/Principal Consultant, his success stories are contained in his service card. 

Before now, John had cut his professional service teeth as a Senior Estate Surveyor at John Akhamie & Co between 1993 and 2004. This is a firm of Estate Surveyors and Valuers based in Lagos. He also served at Pius Oyekan & Company, another Estate Surveying and Valuation firm, from 1991 to 1993. He was the Project Coordinator, Monoseal Nigeria Limited, a Lagos-based Civil and Building Construction Firm, from 1992-1993.

ESV John Isangedighi is currently a two-term serving Chairman of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), Akwa Ibom State Branch, where he is putting everything in place to commence work on their proposed Ultra Modern Secretariat Complex Project in Uyo. 

Currently on the saddle as Chairman, Oil and Solid Mineral Landlords Association of Nigeria, Akwa Ibom State Chapter, his administration has secured partnership with the Akwa Ibom State Government. This tells why the association is enjoying government’s recognition as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO). They are dedicated to promoting enduring peace and sustainable development of Oil and Solid Mineral Producing Communities in Akwa Ibom State. 

John Isangedighi is the Current Chairman, Fortune Club of Nigeria whose administrative office is based in Lagos. His standard of clean service record is not negotiable. Known for his tireless commitment to service, ESV John Isangedighi is a servant leader whose interest is to step into bigger shoes to expand his service attainment coast. This desire for service constantly puts him on track as a model whose reward is the medal.

On this not, the family, friends, comrades and professional colleagues of ESV John Isangedighi FNIVS, RSV, MCAI do collectively thank God for his elevation. They are assembled to unanimously joining the choir in singing his inspiring song of commendation and promotion. According to them, John Isangedighi has distinguished himself as perfect model of a professional whose target has been to hit the scorecard of a medalist. Indeed, John Uwe Isangedighi has closed the show and his fine model has produced his medal. 

Joseph Atainyang is an Uyo-based Journalist and public affairs commentator


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