The Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria, APWEN is all but set for the investiture of its president Engr Mrs Funmilola Ojelade as its 16th President. She is succeeding Engr Dr. Felicia Agubata whose tenure ended in December. Both illustrious products of APWEN’s advocacy are Fellows of NSE.
The ceremony which is expected to be chaired by the NSE President, Engr Babagana Mohammed is holding in Lagos is scheduled as follows:
Date: Saturday January 18, 2020
Venue: Lagos Oriental Hotel; 3 Lekki Road, Victoria Island Lagos
Other distinguished dignitaries expected at the event are: H.E. Engr Habiba Babagana Umara Zulum, first lady of Borno State. (Distinguished Guest of Honour), Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, Executive Governor of the State of Osun (Father of the day), Engr Johanna Olu Maduka, Founding President of APWEN and immediate Past President of Nigerian Academy of Engineering, (Mother of the day), Mr. Abbas Umar Masanawa, MD/CEO Nigerian Security printing and Minting, ( Special Guest of Honour) H.E. Engr. Dr. Ebierin Otoaro, wife of the Deputy Governor of Delta State, Engr. Onyeche Tifashe, MD/CEO Siemens Nigeria, Pharm. Joke Bakare, Founder/CEO MedPlus Pharmacy while Mrs. Ibukun Awosika, Chairman of Fist Bank of Nigeria will deliver the inauguration Lecture.
Engr Funmilola Ojelade is Manager Pre-Press (Currency Manufacturing) at the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Plc., the sole manufacturer of banknotes in West Africa.
Funlola has been APWEN member since 2003, during which she has been a visible and effective leader in the Association at both executive and non-executive capacity. She was Chairman of the Abuja Chapter of APWEN (2011 – 2013). The Chapter experienced total re-branding under her leadership. Her invaluable works and impressive projection of the Association earned her the position of APWEN Brand Ambassador in October 2014.
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