CHAIRMAN: ENGR. MARKUS CHOJI DYE, FNSE
VICE CHAIRMAN: ENGR. OLADIPUPO MABOGAJE, MNSE
Engr. Oladipupo Isiaka Mabogaje, MNSE, AFCIA was born in Ebute-Metta, Lagos on the 31st March, 1976. 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.
Engr. O.I. Mabogaje worked in different capacities across Engineering field 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 Zonal officer South South in 2013 and Currently the Head of Procurement Unit of COREN in Abuja.
Engr. Mabogaje has attended several courses in Nigeria and a member of several Professional bodies.
He is happily married to Mrs. Gift Chinyere Aishat (Nne Uche) Mabogaje.
ASST. GENERAL SECRETARY: ENGR. OLUWADARA SAMUEL OLUWALANA, MNSE
Engr. Oluwadara Samuel Oluwalana, MNSE is known to be a highly accomplish expert and forward-thinking Professional with nine plus years of experience in Information & Communications Engineering, Project Management, Management Consultancy etc. He holds postgraduate degree in Mobile (Wireless) Communications Technology, National Open University of Nigeria (2012 – 2014) and Bachelor of Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, 2004 – 2009. He has numerous certifications and trainings in ICT, Engineering, Project Management etc.
Engr. Oluwadara is the MD/CEO, Information and Telecommunications Engineering Services Limited (ITESL) and the Lab Director of ITESL FabLab, a high-tech workshop for computer-based innovation, design and fabrication. He has delivered technical presentations both at national and branch levels and conducted several trainings for engineers and other professionals.
Served as Technical Secretary of Maitama Branch from 2016 to 2017 and presently representing the branch in National Engineering Manpower Committee. He is also a member of Nigerian Institute of Information and Communication Engineers (NIICTE) and The Nigerian Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (NIEEE).
Engr. Oluwadara is a consultant on diverse areas to several private companies, public institutions and international NGOs.
TECHNICAL SECRETARY: ENGR. OLADIPO AGBOOLA, MNSE
Oladipo Agboola is the Technical Secretary of Maitama branch. He is from Igbojaiye, Itesiwaju LGA of Oyo State. He attended Lasu Staff School, for his primary school education. His secondary school studies was in Government College, Ibadan for his Junior Secondary School Classes & Wesley College of Science, Elekuro, Ibadan for his senior classes.
He hold a Bachelors of Technology degree honours in Chemical Engineering from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology,Ogbomoso and a Masters degree in Industrial & Production Engineering from University of Ibadan. He has over 8 years experience since after his youth service in 2008 but presently works in the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Abuja as a Chemical Engineer.
He is happily married with kids and has a passion for developing young engineers to be better professionals.
ASST. TECHNICAL SECRETARY: ENGR. ABRAHAM UWANNAH, MNSE
PUBLICITY SECRETARY: ENGR. HENRY U. OKOYE, MNSE
Okoye Henry Ugochukwu a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers and a registered COREN Engineer believes so much in Upholding the Dignity of Engineering Profession. He is the Publicity Secretary of the NSE Maitama Branch.
He hold a Bachelor of Engineering honours in Chemical Engineering from Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), Imo State. He has on different levels worked in the manufacturing industries for years were he obtained certain certification on In – Company operations.
FINANCIAL SECRETARY: ENGR. RITA CHIKODILI EZEH, MNSE
Engr Rita chikodili Ezeh, is a graduate of Federal University of Technology, Minna both first and second degree, Master of Engineering (M.Eng 2016), (B. Eng 2010).
A member of the Nigerian Society of engineers(NSE) , a member Nigerian Institution of Agricultural Engineers(NIAE) , member Nigerian Institution of Facilities Engineering and Management (NIFEngM)and also the financial secretary of NIFEngM both at branch and National level, the vice chairman Noble Engineers Cooperative society (NECOOPS).
TREASURER: ENGR. SUSAN ADAMA IBRAHIM-ARASAH, MNSE
Engr. Susan Adama Ibrahim-Arasah, MNSE graduated from the Federal University of Technology Minna, with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (B.Eng Civil).
She is a certified member of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) and also a Certified Procurement Officer established by the Act of the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP); a member of the Nigeria Institute of Procurement Engineers division.
She is an active member of the Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria Abuja Chapter and has served in various committee-capacities of Abuja Chapter and APWEN National. She is a standing and active member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Maitama branch, a member of the Facility Management division.
She is a committee member of the African Catalyst Project a committee saddled with the responsibility to develop a baseline data for women in Science, Engineering & Technology in Secondary and Tertiary institutions for three African Countries: Malawi, Rwanda and Nigeria as well as for women in the work force and ICT in Malawi and Rwanda.
An ardent committee member of SciEtech with an undying passion for bridging inter-generational gap in Engineering, a career path finder for the upcoming generation and engineering growth especially among female Nigerian.
She is a Senior Civil Engineer serving in the Public Sector.
She hails from Niger state but has her marital destiny in Edo state. An accomplished wife and a mother of two boys.
EX-OFFICIO I: ENGR. DR. VITUS IBEH, FNSE, FCAI, FIIA, FWASCA
A very hard working, humble, unassuming and self-effacing personality, Engr. Dr. V. I. S. Ibeh FNSE, has worked in various capacities within the Nigerian Oil Industry including the DPR/Ministry of Petroleum Resources Lagos and NNPC Refinery Kaduna. He has also worked as a Petroleum Engineering Consultant with Multinational Oil Technologies Limited Lagos. He is currently working for the NAOC/NNPC Joint Venture Partners in the Company’s Corporate Headquarters Abuja.
On the professional level, Dr. Ibeh has served the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) in many capacities including:
- General Secretary of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Lagos Branch (2005 – 2007)
- Editorial Board Member, “The Lagos Engineer” (2004 – 2005)
- Editorial Board Member, “The Nigerian Engineer” (2010 – 2013)
- Member Conference Planning Committee NSE Headquarters, “ABUJA 2010 NSE AGM & CONFERENCE”.
- Member Conference Planning Committee NSE Headquarters, “CALABAR CANAAN/TINAPA 2011 NSE AGM & CONFERENCE”.
- Pioneer Publicity Secretary, NSE Maitama Branch, 2010 – 2011
- General Secretary, NSE Maitama Branch Federal Capital Territory Abuja Nigeria, 2013 – 2014
- Vice Chairman NSE Maitama Branch for 2 consecutive tenures (years 2014/2015 & 2015/2016)
- He is presently the Chairman of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) Maitama Branch, Federal Capital Territory Abuja.
- Dr. Ibeh has facilitated and sponsored the registration of over 500 Nigerian Engineers in both the NSE and COREN for the past Twenty (20) years.
- He was the Chairman Nigerian Council Secretariat of the Society of Petroleum Engineers SPE for year 2014/2015.
- Dr. Ibeh was the Chairman of the Society of Petroleum Engineers Abuja & the Northern Region of Nigeria from year 2013 – 2015. He was recently appointed the Director of the SPE for Abuja Section covering the Northern Region.
According to those close to him, Dr. Ibeh’s life is a reflection of one of the most remarkable illustrations of the power of human perseverance. Little wonder his philosophy of life is centred on the maxim “Nature, Time and Patience are the 3 great physicians”.
Because of his numerous contributions to the Engineering Profession and Administration in Nigeria, he was honoured with the following awards:
(a) NSE Presidential Merit Award (2007)
(b) Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, FNSE (2005)
(c) Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Administration, FCAI (2007)
(d) Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Administration, FIIA (2010)
(e) Fellow of the West African Society for Communication & Administration, FWASCA (2012)
His hobbies include football, photography, home movies, reading, etc.
Ibeh is happily married with 5 children ( 3 sons and 2 daughters including a set of twins) to Lady Barrister Vivian Adaobi Ibeh, a lawyer and a Lady of St. Mulumba, LSM.
EX-OFFICIO II: ENGR. PETER AWUNDE, MNSE
Peter Awunde was born on 20th October, 1976 at Naka, Gwer-West L.G.A of Benue State. He completed his secondary school at Govt. Secondary School Maina, Lafia Nassarawa State. He further attended the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi where he obtained a B.ENG (Electrical/Electronics). He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Education and is currently an MBA Student of Edinbugh Business school, Heriot Watt University, Scotland and a Student of the Post graduate School of Engineering, University of Abuja.
He taught in many international Schools and worked with many IT firms in Abuja before joining the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria, COREN as Head of Information Technology. He is currently the Head Professional Development of the Education and Training of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria.
Engr. Peter has been a Resource Person for the Accreditation visitation of COREN and the National Board for Technical Education, NBTE.
He has attended many Courses locally and internationally some of which include;
- Computer Maintenance and Database Management System, COREN, May, 2009
- Value for Money in Engineering Projects: The Role of Engineers in the Public Sector, COREN, April, 2009
- Engineering Education in Nigeria: Innovative Teaching and Learning Tools, COREN, February, 2009
- Curriculum Review in Electronics Mechatronic for NBTE Kaduna, March, 2009
- Risk Management – RIPA International, London, July, 2009
- 1St National Engineering Tech. Conf. (NETeC 2008) at ABU Zaria, April, 2008
Contributions to the Branch
- Pioneer member of the Branch
- Had Led many to Maitama Branch in his capacity as Head of IT in COREN
- Served the Branch in the capacity of Master of Ceremony at the 5th Engineering Week, 2015.
- Made some back ground Contributions
- Served as the Financial Secretary of the Branch, 2015/2016
Engr. Peter Awunde is a registered Engineer with COREN and a Member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE.
He is married to Mrs Ngozi, an active member of the Maitama Spouses forum and is blessed with Children.