Engr. Alex O. Ogedegbe Takes Office As 11th President of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering.
A former Managing Director, Port Harcourt Refining Company Ltd, Engr Alex O. Ogedegbe, assumed mantle of leadership of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering last week as he took over from Engr. Prof Fola Lasisi. The hand over was formalised at an online Annual General Meeting of the Academy last week.
The accomplished Chemical Engineer was also Managing Director, Kaduna Refining & Petrochemical Company Ltd; Group General Manager, NNPC, Group Managing Directorâ€™s Office; Managing Director, National Engineering and Technology Company NETCO; and Director General, Nigerian College of Petroleum Studies, Kaduna.
From 1999 to 2003, he was NNPC Group Executive Director (Engineering and Technology) where he retired at statutory age of 60 years. He is currently Chairman of ILF Consulting Engineers Nigeria Limited, Chairman, Macmorgan Engineering Limited and Chairman of Gas Terminalling Nigeria Limited., an indigenous gas company.
Engr Ogedegbe is also a Past President of the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers, and Past President, Oil & Gas Design Engineers of Nigeria (OGDEN).
The new President said in an acceptance speech that he would be guided by the Academy's tradition of highest ethical process in serving its think tank mandate and solicited the support of past presidents, Council and all Fellows, and most importantly, by the Grace of the Almighty Creator.