A 400 level Student of the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi, Onah Samuel Adakole has been elected as the new president of the National Students Forum of Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers, NIMechE, in Yenagoa Bayelsa State.
Others elected are Sherifat Oyelakin, Vice President – Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Lawal Richard, Ex officio- OAU Ile Ife, Emmanuel Aalo, Rivers State University- EX-officio II, Alagbe Luqman Akanbi, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho LAUTECH – General Secretary , Adejumo Olalekan A. , The Polytechnics Ibadan,- Membership Secretary , Awani Alero Princesses , University of Port Harcourt , Assistant General Secretary- Kemasha Thankgod Emmanuel , River State University -Welfare Secretary, Abubakar Sanusi – University of Maiduguri, UNIMAID -Treasurer, Nwachukwu Chidinma Esther -PRO and Onah Samuel Adakole, Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi, Benue.
ONAH SAMUEL ADAKOLE is a 400 level student of the department of Mechanical Engineering student from federal university of agriculture Makurdi. He hails from Otukpo Local Government, Benue State. He had his primary education at St. Johns Anglican primary school Makurdi, Secondary education at Royal fountain Intl secondary school Makurdi and Command secondary school NASME barracks Makurdi before entering University of Makurdi to study Mechanical Engineering.
Onah is Passionate about engineering and has interest in embedded systems and automation, Artificial Intelligence and entrepreneurship. Currently he is on training at Xenopsis Integrated Solutions. He loves reading, travelling and playing Badminton, meeting new people and sharing cultures.
Onah is a strong believer and optimistic of the Nigeria Dream and is involved in various volunteering activities such as ENACTUS Nigeria, NiFES and Women Techmakers Benue.
His vision is to promote contemporary professional skill set development among mechanical engineering students , as well as entrepreneurial enlightenment and campus tech outreach and empowerment
The New Executive members has since been inaugurated in Yenagoa, by the National Chairman of NIMechE, Engr Dr Robinson Ejilah. and will sever one year.
It will be recalled that NIMechE NSF was established by the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers to serve as the platform advance students membership welfare and development of its Student members. It came as a result of the need to ensure that the Institution promotes it values in various campuses and prepare the students for the adventure into the real world engineering practice, opportunity to network with senior colleagues among other benefits.
Some of its past Presidents are Ibrahim Olusola Balogun, now (Engr), Patrick Adaze Andrew (late), Segun Adesanya, Odiaga Samson, Aalo Emmanuel, Lawal Richard Seun.