The Nigerian Society of Engineers, Maitama Branch has elected Engr Oladipupo Isiaka Mabogaje as their new Chairman during their last Annual General Meeting, Thursday. He will be taking over from Engr Marcus Gye who has served the Branch in the last two years.
The full list of the new executive committee members are:
- ENGR. OLADIPUPO I. MABOGAJE, FNSE. – CHAIRMAN
- ENGR. OKOYE UGOCHUKWU HENRY, MNSE VICE CHAIRMAN
- ENGR. SIMON OMERIGWE ACHI, MNSE. GENERAL SECRETARY
- ENGR. CHIBUZOR CYRIL OKEH, MNSE. ASST. GENERAL SECRETARY
- ENGR. UWANA AKPANSON, MNSE. TECHNICAL SECRETARY.
- ENGR. NNAMDI IBEH, MNSE. – ASSISTANT TECHNICAL SECRETARY
- ENGR. IJEOMA ANIGBOGU – ONYINYECHI, MNSE. FINANCIAL SECRETARY
- ENGR. QUEEN EZECHINYERE CHIBUEZE, MNSE. TREASURER
- ENGR. CHINASAOKWU P. OKORIE, MNSE. PUBLICITY SECRETARY
- ENGR. MARKUS CHOJI DYE, FNSE. IPC (EX – OFFICIAL I)
- ENGR. OLADIPO AGBOOLA, MNSE. EX – OFFICIAL II
Popularly knowns as Jagaban of Engineering Worldwide, Engr. Oladipupo Isiaka Mabogaje, a descendant of Apena of Ijebu land, Ijebu-Ode, was born in Ebute-Metta, Lagos. He obtained B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering from University of Ibadan, Oyo State in 1999. He also holds M.Sc in Industrial & Production Engineering from University of Ibadan in 2004 and Diploma certificate in Industrial Safety, Planning & Control from Federal College of Education, Akoka – Lagos in 2005. He also obtained Master of Business Administration from the Nassrawa University Keffi (in 2019) where he was one of the best graduating students.
Mabogaje has accumulated over 20 years professional experience covering both technical and administrative positions in various capacities across Engineering fields such as, Boston Nig. Ltd, HIS Nig Ltd. In Lagos, Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) Headquarters, Abuja and joined Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) in 2010 as a maintenance officer. He was COREN South South zonal officer in 2013 and rose to become the Head of Procurement Unit of COREN in Abuja head office. Currently, Head of Accreditation Unit, Education and Training Depatment at the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria, COREN.
He has, through the years served various professional bodies in Nigeria where he distinguished himself as a team player and passionate lover of the profession. He served on the Presidential merit Award, Member National Audit Committee of NSE 2012 and 2013, Member investment and properties 2013, Members Young engineers welfare committee 2013, Member continuing education and professional development committee.
He hold a membership of various professional bodies which he serves diligently. He is Fellow of Nigerian Society of Engineers, Fellow of Institution of Global facility Management, Fellows of Association of Engineering craftsmen, Fellows of Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Associate Fellow Institute of Corporate administration of Nigeria, Member Nigerian institution of Procurement Engineers, Nigerian institution of Environmental Engineers, Nigerian institution of facility Engineering and Management and host of others.
A certified professional procurement Specialist with BPP, who has given most of his career to engineering services, his mission is to maintain strict standard of profession ethnics and capacity building, focus on membership welfares, training among others while also building on the blueprint of the vision of the Branch, code named Dignity Branch.
As part of his selfless services and passion for community development, he has rendered empowerment programmes within Karu LGA of Nasarawa and Abuja since 2016. He also donated engineering books to universities since 2019. Some of the beneficiaries are Nasarawa State University, Nile University, University of Abuja and Rotary Club of Owerri, in Imo State.
An enthusiastic learner, he has attended several courses in Nigeria and a member of several Professional bodies. He is happily married to Mrs. Gift Chinyere Aishat (Nee Uche) Mabogaje.
As a man whose professional journey traverses major professional bodies in Nigeria at highest level such that, in 2009, he was awarded the most courteous NSE Staff member while still under their employment; it is expected that he will bring his wealth of experiences to bear as he joins the NSE leadership through Maitama Branch.
By Isqil Najim