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New executive for Auchi Branch of Nigeria Society of Engineers

out-going and in-coming chairman NSE, Auchi branch

Auchi branch of Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE), Saturday, September 23, 2017 recorded another milestone as the organisation inaugurated it new executive at the Auchi Polytechnic Alumni Association (APAA) building in a historic event which saw the swearing-in of the first female branch Chairman in the history of the branch in the person of Engr. (Mrs.) Obomeghie Mariam Abdul Wajid.

During the Inauguration, the outgoing Chairman, Engr. Dauda A. Okodugha advised the new executive to adopt consultation and respect for constituted authority as their guiding  principle.

In her acceptance speech, the new Chairman, Engr. (Mrs.) Obomeghie, expressed thankfulness to the Rector and Management of Auchi Polytechnic for their support and contributions to the programmes and objectives of the branch since it inception. She promised to consolidate and build upon the legacies and lofty achievements made by the out-going Chairman. She also used the opportunity to express appreciation to the branch’s Grand Patron, Engr. Abubakar Momoh for his support as a father. She acknowledged the contributions of all the Fellows, especially Fellow Engr. Oyati and Fellow Engr. Ohimai.

Engr. (Mrs.) Obomeghie Mariam Abdul Wajid obtained her National Diploma (Electrical/Electronic Engineering) at the Federal Polytechnic, Idah, Kogi State in 1991. She proceeded to Institute of Management Technology, Enugu, where she obtained her Higher Diploma (Electrical/Electronic Engineering) in 1996. She then went to the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) to obtained her Post Graduate Diploma (Electrical/Electronic Engineering) in 2010 and proceeded to Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma for her M.Eng in Electrical/Electronic Engineering which she obtained in 2015.

She joined the services of Auchi Polytechnics, Auchi, as a Technologist in 2000 and has remained there till date. She has several journal publications to her credit. Among these are  ” Telecommunication: An Instrument for Wealth Creation”, “Application of Information and Communication Technology in Nigeria Educational Institutions”, “Environment and Disaster Management”, “SMS Remote Controller for Home Appliances”.

Other members of the newly inaugurated executives are

  • Engr. Alhassan Ahmed I. – Vice Chairman
  • Engr. C, Kc. Anajemba – Secretary
  • Engr. Okafor Micheal – Assistant Secretary
  • Engr. A.S. Nihad – Technical Secretary
  • Engr. Atanda E.O – Assistant Technical Secretary
  • Engr. Abdulrahman O. – Treasurer
  • Engr. Omenaimen Ikhide – PRO
  • Engr. Mrs. Sekiteri Patience A. – Financial Secretary

Nigeria Society of Engineers, Auchi branch is the umbrella body for practicing Engineer across the six local government areas in Edo north.

One Response to New executive for Auchi Branch of Nigeria Society of Engineers

  1. Ochuwa A. says:

    Fantastic!!! Nigeria women on the move. Madam Chairman, please do us proud.

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