Engr. Prof. A. F. Ogunye, FAEng Is Awarded Doctor of Science (D.Sc) in Engineering (Honoris Causa)

On behalf of Council and Fellows of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering, we felicitate with Engr. Prof. A. F. Ogunye, FNSE, FIChemE, FNSChE, FAEng, as you are being honoured with the Doctor of Science (D.Sc) in Engineering (Honoris Causa) by the University of Lagos in recognition of pioneering the establishment of the Department of Chemical Engineering in 1973, and by laying a solid foundation for teaching, learning and research of Chemical Engineering in the University. In particular, you demonstrated an unparalleled philanthropic spirit by donating your gratuity and pension entitlements earned since 1995 till date. The funds which are being managed through the Prof. Ayo Francis Ogunye Trust Fund Unilag (PAFOTFUL) for the advancement of chemical engineering in Nigeria.

The Fellows of the Academy are proud of your achievements, and the exemplary leadership qualities which you also demonstrated during your presidency of the Academy.

We wish you many more years of contributing to Science, Engineering and to the economic development of the nation.

Once more, we congratulate you and your entire family on this recognition.


Engr. (Mrs.) J. O. Maduka, FNSE, FIEE, FAEng, MFR

President, Nigerian Academy of Engineering