29 November 2014, Abuja – It was a moment of honour and pride for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) last weekend when six members of its management staff were conferred with the Fellowship of the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers (NSChE).
During its 44th Annual Conference/Exhibition and Annual General Meeting held at the Imo Concorde Hotel, Owerri, the NSChE conferred its fellowship on twenty four chemical engineers drawn from across various organisations in the country, a quarter of whom were members of the NNPC family.
The Corporation’s Group Executive Director, Engineering & Technology, Engr. Adebayo Ibirogba; Managing Director of Port Harcourt Refining Company (PHRC), Dr. Bafred A. Enjugu and Executive Director Operations (EDO), PHRC, Engr. Vitalis A. Ugochukwu were elected Fellows of the NSChE, the apex recognition for chemical engineers in the country.
Others are the Group General Manager, National Petroleum Investment & Management Services (NAPIMS), Engr. Jonathan K. Okehs; Manager, Nigerian Content, OKLNG, Engr. Mohammed Amin Umar and Deputy Manager, Production, Kaduna Refining & Petrochemical Company (KRPC), Engr. Umar Usman.
Speaking at the investiture, the National President of NSChE and former Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Engr. (Dr.) Abubakar Lawal Yar’Adua said the awards were in recognition of the fellows’ selfless service and dedication to the chemical engineering profession over the years.