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Governor Akeredolu’s wife challenges Nigerian engineers on quality

*Ondo is Nigeria’s investment-friendly destination

*37 persons conferred with Fellow of Society of Engineers

Wife of Ondo State Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, was a special guest at the 6th Fellowship conferment lecture and ceremony of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) held at Banquet hall, NAF Conference Center and Suites, Kado District, Abuja with the theme “Nigerian Content Oil and Gas Act: Extending the act to cover other Sectors of the Economy.

Speaking to news men at the event, Mrs Akeredolu congratulated all the Fellowship Conferees, particularly the Special Adviser to Ondo State Governor on Public Utilities, Engineer Tunji Ariyomo and challenged them to live up to the expectations of the honour bestowed upon them by the NSE as fellows of NSE by employing their wealth of experience in Engineering principles towards tackling some of the challenges confronting our nation.

While stressing on ensuring quality delivery on all projects undertaken by Nigerian Engineers, Mrs Akeredolu called on investors to take advantage of the investment-friendly atmosphere in Ondo State and invest, describing the State as reap for investment.

Addressing journalists at the event, the Special Adviser to Ondo State Governor on Public Utilities, Engineer Tunji Ariyomo expressed gratitude to God that the Society considered him worthy this year to be honoured as a fellow of Nigerian Society of Engineers and described the honour as a call to rigorous dedication and excellence adding that for one to become a Fellow of NSE you must have been considered worthy in character, learning, practice and experience.

Ariyomo pledged to continue to work hard in accordance with the mandate given to him by his boss, the Governor of Ondo State.

List of the new Fellows of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE): Governing Council of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has approved the elevation of 37 distinguished engineers to the prestigious senior rank of Fellow.

Nwokoma Mark, the Secretary of the NSE’s Board of Fellows, conferees for 2017 include Engineer Tunji Ariyomo, the Special Adviser on Public Utilities and Chairman of Ondo State’s Technical Committee on Power.

Also elevated is the national Director of Water in the Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Engr. Benson Ajisegiri and Engr. Olusola Obadimu, the Executive Secretary of the NSE.

Others approved for elevation to fellowship cadre are the Chairman of the Ondo State chapter of the organisation, Engr. Oloruntoba Williams Abe, Engr. Ovens Festus Ehimafie, Engr. Olalekan Olaitan Salami, Engr. Ifeanyi Ofili, Engr. Oladimeji Isiaka Engr. Kazeem Aderemi Salami and Engr. Ikenna Chibuike Ananaba.

Others are Engr. Anthony Ochuko Onyokoko, Engr. Uche Marcel Umeokoafor, Engr. Prof. Samuel Nwangwu Ndubisi, Engr. Adelere Adeyemi Oriolowo, Engr. Chief Aloysius Chukwujekwu Uchime, Engr. Florence Dupeola Jokotola, Engr. Bede Uchechukwu Obioha, Engr. Basiru Oyebowale Akande.

New conferees also include Engr. Oluyemi Oladimeji Oguntominiyi, Engr. Alex Amamchukwu Ifeagwazi, Engr. Martin Anayochukwu Ibe, Engr. Anthonia Chinelo Ohagwu, Engr. Raphael Ikem Aboh, Engr. Oreoluwa Stephen Fadojutimi, Engr. Freebon Edetanlen Okhiria, Engr. Bayo Bashir Ojulari, Engr. Walter Chinedu Egamba, Engr. Olusanya Bandele Adebo Oladunjoye, Engr. Oladipupo Tunde Oguntoyinbo, Engr. Abubakar Halilu Mu’azu, Engr. Edward Osibemhe Akhigbe, Engr. Oladipupo Olukayode Bamisaye, Engr. Obuekwe Mogbo, Engr. Mrs. Jenevive Ngozi Adeniran, Engr. Jeremaih Osita Chinedu Adubasim, Engr. David Adegbola Adeniran, Engr. AfahaemeIkara and Prof. Adesina Oluwatoyin Ashiru.

The conferment lecture and ceremony took place in Abuja and was presided over by Engr. Otis O. Anyaeji, the President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE).

The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) founded in 1958 is the umbrella organisation for the engineering profession in Nigeria.

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