Members of Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Warri branch, will, Saturday, November 23, converge in Wellington Hotel, Effurun-Warri to proffer solutions to the challenge of erratic electricity supply in Nigeria and point way to sustainable infrastructure.
A statement by Engineers Kingsley Osuala and Caroline Oboba, Chairman and Secretary respectively of the Organizing Committee of the event, noted that Commissioner for Science and Technology, Delta State, Engr Matthew Tshekiri, MNSE, will be the Special Guest of Honour.
The occasion will be chaired by Chairman of the Board of Fellows, NSE, Warri branch, Engr. Dr. Benson Evezi Okah-Avae, FNSE, FDIAGE.
According to the Chairman, Warri branch of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Engr Benjamin Ozobeme, “the national challenges of electricity and sustainable infrastructure will be addressed by the public lectures in the meeting-ceremony that will also feature annual dinner, induction of new members and feting of Fellows of the NSE” .
“The programme, with the theme “Restoring Engineering Standards: Panacea to Sustainable Infrastructural Development”, represents our contribution to national development. We hope government will leverage on it to serve the nation”, Engr Ozobeme added, while speaking to newsmen.
“The main lecture of the ceremony titled “Achieving a Reliable Electric Power Supply” will be delivered by Engr Dr. Mozi Peremokebo Agara, FNSE, FNIEEE, while a second lecture titled “Upholding Ethical Standards in Engineering Organization” will be handled by Engr. Mrs. Rosemary Imhanwa, MNSE, PMP”, Ozobeme disclosed.
He said yet another lecture titled “Protecting Pipelines Using Continuous Horizontal Directional Drilling (CHDD)” will be handled by the General Manager of FENOG Nigeria Ltd, Engr. Dr. Osimen Iruansi, MNSE”.
Ozobeme said: “Earlier in the year, on May 11, the Warri branch organized a Public Lecture/Meeting with the theme “Effectiveness of Engineering Management in Infrastructure/Oil and Gas Facilities” at same venue which featured lecture topics titled “13% Oil and Gas Derivation: The True Perspective” by Engr Patrick Indiamaowei and “Maintenance Management Effectiveness Assessment for the Corporate Manager: Developing a Mathematical Model” discoursed by Dr Benson Evezi Okah-Avae, FNSE”.