It was William Shakespeare who once said that “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. ‘
All these perfectly describe our dear High Chief, Engr Akintunde Zedomi, FNSE, FNMIechE, the first and only President of NIMechE who is a year older today.
Engr Zedomi, a High Chief, an engineer of repute is a role model and a leader whose impact is felt across many diverse social and professional sectors.
When in December 2002 at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Mechanical Engineering Division of the NSE at Port Harcourt, it was unanimously agreed that the mechanical division of the NSE be transformed into The Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the responsibility to nurture the young Institution fell under the able leadership of Engr. (Chief) Akintunde Sean Zedomi. Not only did he and his team laid a solid foundation but also left behind an enduring Institution for us all.
Engr. Akintunde Zedomi is a former NEPA Engineer, a former Plant Manager with Harbour works, a retired General Manager Engineering, Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc., Apapa Lagos. He has consulted for many organizations on Engineering & Management. He has served on governing boards both Federal & State governments e.g Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu & National Automotive Council (NAC) Abuja.
Engr. Chief Zedomi is an Engineer of repute an Inaugural Chairman, NSE Apapa Branch. He is a former Chairman, Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM) & its Council member for many years. A past Chairman of the Mechanical Division of Engineers and the only President of NIMechE and pioneer National Chairman of the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE) who also served meritoriously.
He also served the Nigerian Society of Engineers in many capacities and as a Vice President, Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) & its Council Member for many years.
Four Chief as he is fondly called is the Chief Bobajaye of Idimuland in Lagos State and also the High Chief Saloro of Omuo-Ekiti Kingdom In Ekiti State. He is currently a Governing Council member of Leads City University, Ibadan. He is the M.D./C.E.O of Daid Engineering Ltd Isolo, Lagos.
All hail the Bobajaye of Idimuland our own NIMechE encyclopedia; the only President of NIMECHE, a father, a mentor, a leader of leaders, an administrator per excellent; an indefatigable Engineer, Double Chief Engr. Akintunde Sean Zedomi FNSE, FNMIechE, FAutoE, FNIM, FIoD
We are celebrating a versatile and wonderdul father, mentor, leader of leaders, astute and indefatigable Engineer who is loved by all of us.
On behalf of all Mechanical Engineers, we wish you long life and prosperity Good health, good luck, and happiness for today and everyday!
Happy Birthday sir!
Engr. Dr. Ejilah Robinson FNMIechE