The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), is holding inauguration for the 29th President of the Society, Engr. Ademola Isaac Olorunfemi, FNSE and Workshop. The theme of the Workshop is : “THE NSE, INFRASTRUCTURE AND PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP: PROSPECTS FOR AFRICA”.
The inauguration is intended to usher in the new executive of NSE. The election that brought the new executive in office took place last year- 2013. Engr. Ademola Isaac Olorunfemi FNSE, will succeed Engr. Mustafa Balarabe Shehu, FNSE whose tenure will end on the inauguration day 11th Jan., 2014.
The new National Executive Committee of NSE comprises of the President, the Deputy President, three Vice Presidents, seven Exco Members and the outgoing President of the Society.
The three day event took off with the Pre-Inauguration Workshop. The outgoing President made the opening remarks which kick-started the event. Three resource persons delivered lectures during the morning session. They are: Henning Streubel, Phd, Partner and Managing Director, Boston Cunsulting Group (BCG), San Francisco, California, USA; Engr. Ernest Ndukwe, DSc. Hons. Director, Centre for Infrastructure, Policy, Regulation and Advancement(CIPRA), The Lagos Business School; and Engr. Prof. Olufemi Bamiro, FNSE, Former VC, UI, Ibadan.
The Inauguration proper would take place on day three of the occasion, at the International Conference Centre. The event would be rounded off with a Thanksgiving Service at The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Wuse, Abuja.
The Deputy President, Engr. Otis Oliver Tabugbo Anyaeji spoke to our correspondent at the occasion. He revealed that the tradition of the Society is to elect a deputy who would automatically replace the President at the end of his tenure in two years’ time. He was optimistic that the new president has a noble plan for the society during his tenure. He said that the election that brought the new executive was free and fair.