Umahi, Omatek Founder, 28 Others Bag NSE Fellowship
Ebonyi State Governor, Engr. David Umahi, has been formally conferred with the distinguished fellowship of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), in recognition of his several years of superlative career in the engineering profession.
Some of the other conferees include the Founder of Omatek Computers, Engr. Florence Seriki, Vice- President of MTN Africa, Engr. Karl Olutokun and the Director of ICT at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Engr. Chidi Nwafor.
The conferment took place during the NSE 2015 4th Quarterly Dinner at the Nigerian Airforce Conference Centre in Abuja last week.
President of NSE, Engr. Ademola Olorunfemi, charged Umahi and the 29 other conferees to brace for the reality and current challenges in the country if they are to remain relevant as major stakeholders in the management of the nation’s infrastructural development.
Olorunfemi promised that NSE would leverage on its groundbreaking success to assist the present administration to succeed and thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for giving members of the society opportunity to serve in his cabinet.
He further solicited the support of members and guests in raising N500 million towards the completion of phase II of the Abuja National Engineering Centre project.
Governor Umahi thanked the NSE for the recognition, describing the honour as a fresh challenge to do more for the profession.
He praised the quality of the recipients and the criteria employed in the selection process, which prioritized merit.
He pledged that the conferees would synergize with their colleagues in expanding the frontiers of the profession to enable the engineering profession achieve its full potential as a tool for natural development.
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