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AGE: The Institute of Certified Geographers of Nigeria was founded in December 2006 in Kaduna, the National Headquarters under the leadership of the DG/CEO. The first induction/seminar of the Institute was held on 8th November, 2008, at the National Library, Bida Road, Kaduna, the ancient city of crocodiles. More so, within this period, the institute has drawn concern and interest from a wide spectrum of intellectual endeavour persuring the geomatic sciences and environmental sustainability.

STATUS: – The Institute of Certified Geographers of Nigeria is established under Act 1, Cap 59 of 1990. It has also gotten the recognition and accent of the Federal Ministry of Education as Professional and Consulting Institute in Nigeria. This will make it much easier to pursue the chartered bill in the National Assembly when demanded. The Institute therefore enjoys all the rights and privileges that any association of Professional pursuit in other discipline enjoys. This is the only Professional and consulting institution for all classes of Geographers in Nigeria.