The Nigerian Academy of Engineering Held it's 2019 Annual Lecture, Life Achivement Awards and Induction of New Fellows

NAEng 2019 ANNUAL LECTURE AND INDUCTION OF NEW FELLOWS

The Nigerian Academy of Engineering Inducts new Fellows.

 

 

President of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering Engr. Prof. Fola LASISI, in a welcome address apprised the public on the Academy’s responsibilities, how it Is attaining its goals and what the Academy requires from Fellows.

 

The Guest Speaker for the Annual Lecture Engr. A. O. R.  Oladele spoke on “Fueling the Nigerian Economy: State of Domestic Refining and Distribution Facilities”.

 

He highlighted the framework for a creative and optimal fueling concept which is hinged on policy, execution and funding. He gave an overview of the Nigerian petroleum refining and distribution system, the current state of the system and its implications on domestic petroleum products supply. Also, the state of the private sector refineries was given. He concluded that existing policy needs to be strengthened to reduce the burden on government and to be competitive to similar markets.

 

Three Distinguish Fellows: Engr. Prof. S. O. Adeyemi, Engr. Prof. S. A. Balogun and Engr. Prof. Garegy Bajoga) received Life Achievement Awards 

 

The following were inducted as Fellows of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering:

 

 

 

               I.        Engr. S. H. Adamu

 

              II.        Engr. (Mrs.) C. O. Adelowo

 

            III.        Engr. Prof. B. A. Adewumi

 

           IV.        Engr. S. A. Aliyu

 

             V.        Engr. O. A. Anyaoku

 

           VI.        Engr. S. O. Atakulu

 

          VII.        Engr. Dr. S. N. Anyakora

 

         VIII.        Engr. Dr. M. K. Baru

 

           IX.        Engr. Dr. O. Eribake

 

             X.        Engr. Prof. S. T. Ibiyemi

 

           XI.        Engr. Prof. Y. A. Jimoh

 

          XII.        Engr. G. G. Thomopulos

 

         XIII.        Engr. M. A. Wudil

 

 

Engr.  Dr. M. K. Baru who spoke on behalf of the new Fellows thanked the Academy and urged the inductees to encourage the incubation of a new generation of engineers as part of our legacies for a calling that has offered so many opportunities to many.

 

The Special Guest of Honor Sen. Olabiyi Durojaiye congratulated the new Fellows on their election into the Academy. He urged engineers to continue the pursuit of excellence for the advancement of Nigeria.