INVESTITURE OF 10TH PRESIDENT


THE NIGERIAN ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING INAUGURATES ITS 10TH PRESIDENT.

The new President, Engr Prof Fola Lasisi is a professor of Structural and Environmental Engineering and he is also two times pioneer Vice-Chancellor at University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, and Crescent University, Abeokuta. He took over from Engr Mrs. Joana Maduka, who is Nigeria’s first woman Registered Engineer.

Prof Fola Lasisi been Innugurated by Engr Mrs. Maduka

Prof Fola Lasisi said in his Investiture Speech thatAcademies exist all over the world where the mission and vision statements clearly depict bodies that promote at the highest level, the relevance of the implied professional group through advocacy, based on the experience, knowledge, vision and research findings of these acknowledged leaders of the specific profession. Thus the Academy consists of a small number of highly successful academics and practitioners in the field who have been recommended by existing fellows.

The mission statement of Nigeria Academic of Engineering:

“To provide input and leadership in national technological issues and policies at the highest possible level, through contributions to Science,ulysse nardin replica watches Engineering and Technology ideas in Nigeria and, by extension, globally.”

Prof Lasisi said that he would continue with programs put in place by his predecessor. “We will take off with a retreat by the new council to plan how to expand for more effectiveness, The immediate past president put up a programme for the development of a technology village, through a committee I chaired, and for continuity, this will take off in my term.”