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ENGR. I. K. INUWA, OFR

ENGR. I. K. INUWA, OFR

 

Born on 15th April, 1949 in Gwale L.G.A, Kano City, Kano State. He had is primary education at Kofar Kudu Junior Primary School, Emir’s Palace, Kano1956-1959, and at the Gwale Senior Primary School, Kano 1960-1962. He received his secondary education at Government College Kaduna 1963-1967 where he obtained West Africa School Certificate with Division One and Rumbas College Kano, 1968-1969 for his Cambridge Higher School Certificate. He attended Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria 1970-1973 where he graduated with B.Eng degree in Mechanical Engineering and Cranfield University, Bedford (Formerly Cranfield Institute of Technology) M.Sc degree in Automobile Engineering in 1978.
 
Engr. Inuwa did his National Youth Service Corps in Port-Harcourt at the Marine Services Department of the River State Transport Corporation in 1973/74 service year. In 1974--1976 he served as  Pupil Mechanical Engineer and later Mechanical Engineer Grade II in charge of repairs and maintenance of earth moving equipment used on direct labour road construction in Kano State Ministry of Works & Survey. He later became Mechanical Engineer Grade 1, Senior Mechanical Engineer and Principal Mechanical Engineer in charge of Central Mechanical Workshop in the Ministry of Work and Housing, Kano. Between 1980 and 1984, he worked in Ministry of Rural and Community Development, Kano as Assistant Chief Engineer and rose to Chief Engineer. He became Chief Mechanical Engineer Kano State Agricultural and Rural Development Authority 1986, Deputy Managing Director, National Trucks Manufacturers Ltd and acted as Managing Director in 1986. Between 1986-1989, he was member of the Kano State Executive Council as the Commissioner for Ministry of Rural & Community Development, and as a Commissioner in the Ministry of Animal Health and Forestry. Finally, 1989 he served as Director of Engineering in the Kano State Agricultural Rural Development Authority and retired voluntarily from Civil Service in 1989 to serve as Chairman, Technovation Limited, that engaged in the installation, commissioning and maintenance of Engineering systems and Management Consultancy.
 
He received the Nigerian Society of Engineers NSE Award six times between 1983 and 2008, the Council for the Regulation of Engineering COREN distinguished Merit Award for Excellence (distinguished Service to Technology in 1997 and the Lagos State Polytechnic in 2005).
 
Engr. Inuwa is a COREN Registered Engineer, Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers; Honorary Fellow, the Nigerian Society of Agricultural Engineers and Member, Nigerian Institute of Management and Accredited Valuer, Institute of Appraisers & Cost Engineers. Engr. Inuwa was awarded the Nigerian national honour of the Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR) 2005.
 


SPECIALIZATIONS
  • Automobile Engineering and Manufacturing