The Nigerian Society of Engineers, Otta Branch has elected new Executive members with Engineer Wale George Adeyemi emerging as the new chairman. He is taking over from Engr. (Dr.) F. I. Apeh who successfully served his term as the Chairman of the Branch. The election also produced the first Female vice chairman of the Branch in person of Engr. (Dr.) Imhade Okokpujie.
In his acceptance speech, Engr Adeyemi promised to coordinate programmes towards increasing the Branch’s visibility in Ota & Agbara axis and beyond. He said that the Branch will inject more vibrancy to existing programmes and build on the legacies of his predecessors while initiating new ones to advance the Branch progress.
In addition, he aims to foster more innovations and initiate industry-academic partnership programmes between tertiary institutions and industries around it. Young engineers development will also take center stage with competitions for Secondary schools students to be flagged off while the undergraduates will also not be left out.
Below is the full list of the new Executive member.
1. Chairman : Engr. Adeyemi Adewale George
2. Vice Chairman : Engr. (Dr.) Imhade Okokpujie
3. General Secretary: Engr. Olalekan Oluwaji
4. Asst. Gen. Secretary : Engr. Susan Eyenuro
5. Financial Secretary: Engr. Bayo Olaifa
6. Technical Secretary: Engr. Fabian Anyanwu
7. Ass. Tech. Secretary : Engr. Peter Anakhu
8. Tresurer : Engr. Sunday Idowu
9. Ex Officio : Engr. (Dr.) F. I. Apeh
10. Publicity Secretary*: Engr. Chinedu Ezugwu.
11. Engr R.B Lawal Ex Officio
Engr. Adeyemi Adewale George was born in Trechiville, Ivory Coast now CoteD’Ivore. He is an indigene of Ejigbo in Ejigbo Local Government Area of Osun State. He had his primary and secondary education in Ejigbo before proceeding to study Mechanical engineering at the Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti where he bagged National Diploma. He also obtained a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from The Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo State and Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Lagos. He is currently undergoing his PhD in Mechanical Engineering.
He is a senior mechanical engineer with Aluminum Rolling Mills [A division of Tower Aluminium (Nig.) Plc] Ota Industrial Estate, Ogun State and head Mechanical department. He is a member of The Nigerian Society of Engineers, Otta branch and was the pioneer Chapter chairman of Otta NIMechE and member of national council of The Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers and a registered engineer with the Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria. He was elected member of statutory audit committee 2018 of the Nigerian Society of Engineers.