Report on cartographic actives in Nigeria
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The Federal Republic of Nigeria consists of 12 States. Each State has a survey department to meet her surveying and mapping requirements which are mainly township mapping, large scale, cadastral and property surveys. The Federal Survey Department is responsible for geodetic, topographical, and all national surveys and the bulk printing of maps published in Nigeria. It is fully equipped to provide all cartographic services with the exception of the actual flying for aerial photography which is given out on contract. Apart from two professional surveyors on contract appointment, all the other 50 professional surveyors or engineers are Nigerians, The 700 supporting staff of sub-professionals and technicians in surveying, photogrammetry and map reproduction are entirely Nigerians.