In demonstration of the strategic importance of the massive industrial assets in Ajaokuta, the NSE President, Engr. Otis Anyaeji, FNSE, FAEng embarked on facility tours of Ajaokuta Steel Complex and Geregu Power infrastructure. The tours are part of activities of NSE Ajaokuta Branch Engineering Week 2017.
Opening Ceremony & Public Lecture
The Guest Speaker, Engr. Dr. Nourudeen Bashir, MD/CEO, Peemadi, Okenne, Kogi State delivered a lecture on “Role and Application of High Voltage Engineering Research Towards Socio-Economic Development”.
The opening ceremony of the well packaged engineering week event which was chaired by the NSE President took place on Wednesday 16th August, 2017 at the Conference Room, Main Admin and Welfare Building, Ajaokuta Steel Complex.
The Ajaokuta Branch Chairman, Engr. Alonge Olatunbosun MNSE in his welcome address appreciated individuals and corporate organisations for their support, paricularly the Sole Administrator/CEO of the Ajaokuta Steel Company Ltd, Engr. Joseph Onobere Isah FNSE; MD/CEO Geregu Power Plc Engr. A. Adenuga FNSE; Chief Operating Officer, Geregu Generation Company, Engr. M.D. Dauda FNSE, other Benefactors and Role Models for their steadfastness, in elevating the Branch and the Society.
Other highlights of the event included presentation of awards, special appearance by the Spouses Forum of the Branch and facility tours to Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited, Geregu Power Plc and Geregu Generation Company Limited.
Some of the places visited are thermal plant, transmission sub-station, turbo blower station, light section mill, medium section & structural mill, machine and tools shop, among others
We say congratulations to the Branch for a highly successful successful Engineering Week 2017.
By Engr Adeniran Ibitoye (Kilomodemo), FNSE