Between Monday 15th and 19th of August 2022, the Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE, will bubble with excitement as it marks the 2022 Annual lecture in grand style.
According to the Chairman, organizing Committee, Engr. Wuraola Atinuke Owolabi, the Branch is set to introduce new events and honour great members during the period. The Annual Engineering Week has become a special event, lasting one week, where the Branch closes the engineering year and heralds a new engineering year.
The purpose of engineering Week is to call attention to the contributions to society that engineers make, and provides opportunity for members to get together both young and old to renew the engineering family bond. It also serves as a period Engineers gave back to society through, charitable,
humanitarian work or community advocacy. Aside from these, it was also a time to honour distinguished engineers who made the outgoing year worth reliving.
The Theme of this year’s event is “Taking Responsibility for Nigeria’s Transformation: The Imperatives for Engineers.” The events will hold between Monday 15th and Friday 19th August 2022.
On Monday, 15, There will be Press Conference/ Media parley at the Branch Secretariat, Ralph Alabi Engineering Centre, Agege. The Branch will then proceed to organise a Building Collapse sensitization campaign in collaboration with the Ministry of physical planning.
On Tuesday, the 16, A specially Packed event, first of it kind at the Branch, in honour of former President of Nigerian Society of Engineers, Engr. Ademola Olorunfemi is billed to hold. Tagged, Ist Engr. Ademola Isaac Olorunfemi Colloquium on Engineering Sustainable & Resilient Infrastructure.” It will hold at the Main Hall of the Nigerian Society of Engineers Headquarters Annex, at 1, Engineering Close, Victoria Island, Lagos. The Theme of the Colloquium is; “Power & Energy Insufficiency in Nigeria- Way Forward.” The event will hold from 10 am on 16 August 2022.
Wednesday, 17, August 2022, is dedicated to social and health matters. There will be a Health forum with medical experts in attendance. The focus is on healthy living. Also, in reverences to the elders and senior members, there will be Elder Forum same day. The event is an opportunity for all the elders to gather in a cordial atmosphere to relive the events and mingle. For general members, indoor Sports and Games are being packaged for members to unwind and have healthy competition while also networking.
Thursday 19th August 2022 is dedicated to Young Engineers. The day will also witness an event tagged Waste2wealth Expo. in the evening, there will be Annual General Meeting of the Branch. All the events of the day will hold in the Branch Secretariat. There will be election of New Executive Committee members.
Friday, 19th August 2022, is dedicated to recognizing distinguished Engineers who have contributed immensely to the Branch. The Dinner & Award night will see the Chairman of the Branch, Engr Olutosin Ogunmola rounds off the year with distinguished members in attendance. The Chairman, Crestmont Group, Engr. Prof. Oluwatoyin Ashiru FNSE is the Guest Speaker.