Encomium as Bayelsa engineer bags doctorate in honour of late mum

Yenagoa—Bishop of the Diocese of Niger Delta West, Rev. Nickson Inekeme has said to be fruitful in any given venture, an individual must be focused, determined, passionate, and follow God’s guidance.

Bishop Inekeme stated this at the thanksgiving service in honour of Sir (Dr) Olaowei Indiamaowei on his conferment as a fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and award of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in chemical engineering by Niger Delta University Wilberforce Island, Amassoma, Bayelsa State.

The service was held at St. Mark’s Anglican Church Green Villa Road, Biogbolo Epie, Yenagoa.

While commending Indiamaowei for reaching the peak of the engineering profession the Bishop charged believers not to allow challenges to cut short their careers.

In a goodwill message, Mother of the Day, Prof. Ayebaemi Spiff was delighted that the fellow deemed it necessary to thank God for all his great achievements.
Prof. Spiff and the celebrant

Similarly, the President, Council of Knights, Diocese of Niger Delta West, Dame Ebimie Okara described the celebrant as a man of many paths worthy of emulation.

Also, Labour Party (LP) governorship candidate in the forthcoming Bayelsa State gubernatorial election, Mr. Edengs Eradiri congratulated Indiamaowei, admitting that he has been an exemplary leader he looked up to.

Mr. Edengs Eradiri

Responding, the celebrant and a fellow in the engineering profession, Dr. Olaowei Indiamaowei expressed satisfaction that he was able to bag a doctorate in fulfillment of his mother’s dream—Late Dame Mariam Indiamaowei.

He added that he would like to go into teaching to impart knowledge.

“And the extent of the thanksgiving is to the fulfillment of my late mother’s desire that I get a Ph.D.

“I’ve gotten that and I’m very sure that wherever she is in heaven, she will be looking down saying, my son has accomplished what I wanted him to do,” he said.

The high point of the thanksgiving ceremony was the special award of recognition to some members of the St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Biogbolo, Yenagoa by the late Dame Mariam Indiamaowei Foundation.

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