Surv. Promise Izuegbunam Chukwudubem Onyekwena

Surv. Promise Izuegbunam Chukwudubem Onyekwena

Lecturer I (CONTRACT)
Quantity Surveying Department



  • March 2007  – M.Sc  –  Construction Management  –   Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  • July 1981   –  B.Sc (2nd Class Upper)  –   Quantity Surveying   –   University of Reading, England
  • July 1974   –   B.Sc (With Credit)  –   Mathematics  –  University of Malawi, Zomba

Research Interests

Reducing the high cost of construction projects in Nigeria: a strategy for achieving sustainable development.


15 (Fifteen)

Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. The Quantity Surveyor as a Construction Economist. Channels, a multidisciplinary international journal, University of Port-Harcourt – June 1994.
  2. Issue and Strategic for Security of Materials on Building Sites. Environmental of research journals ISSN 1596 – 1052 volume 1 no 1 p33 September 2001
  3. Arbitration and JCT Form of Building Contract: a Panacea for Conflict Resolution in the Building Industry. Environmental studies of research jou5rnal. ISSN 1596 – 1052 Volume 1 no 2 p162, October 2002
  4. Eliminating the Incidence of Abdominal Projects in Nigeria: a Panacea for sustained national development. Journal of culture and environment. ISSN 978 – 2585-10-6, Vol. 1 no 1. p36 January 2004.
  5. Efficient Selection and Specification of Construction Materials. Environmental studies and research journal. ISS 1596-1052 Vol. 4 no. 2, p172.l September 2004
  6. Recycling of Used Materials. Book of reading, contemporary issues of strategies in environmental sciences, ISSN 978-33655-4-1, p.181, 2004.
  7. Maximization of Resources in Nigerian Construction Industry: the role of the Quantity Surveyor. Environmental studies and research journal. ISSN 1596-1052 vol. 6, no.1, p115. May 2006
  8. The Selection of Counteract Types and Effects on Project Cost. Environmental studies and research journal. ISSN 1596-1052 vol. 6, no.2, p79. September 2006
  9. The Effect of Financial Guarantees by the Client on Building Project Delivery. The Quantity Surveyor, the journal of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, June – December 2009.
  10. Fire Protection and Safety on Building Sites. The Environmentalists. The journal of the School of Environment Design and Technology, Federal Polytechnic Oko. Maiden edition, p27, 2012.

Awards Received

  • 1974 mathematics/physics price for the best final year students – a set of books
  • 1980 worshipful company of charte3red surveyor price for the best quantity surveying student – and embossed leader briefcase.

Professional Associations

  • Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveying (NIQS) – corporate member, April 1985. Reg. Number 0353
  • Quantity Surveyors Registration Board of Nigeria (QSRBN) – fully registered Quantity Surveyor (FRQS – august 1993) registration number 555

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