Abuja—A member of the Rivers State University Petroleum Engineers Alumni (PEA), Engr. Dauseighe Matthew Bowei has commended the President and vice president of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Engr. Prof. Sadiq Z. Abubakar and Engr. Olu Ogunduyile respectively for organizing and ensuring the success of the 31st Engineering Assembly.
Dauseighe made the commendation while speaking to newsmen at the conference at Abuja, the nation’s capital on Thursday.
“I wholeheartedly appreciate Engr. Prof. Sadiq Z. Abubakar, Engr. Olu Ogunduyile, Engr. Tasiu Sa’ad Gidari-Wudil, FNSE, President, Nigerian Society of Engineers NSE for making the 31st Engineering conference a success.”
He also appreciated the pioneers of the engineering profession and the Principal officers of COREN for recognizing the need for Engineering Personnel to regularly congregate and discuss, socialize, and strengthen professional attachment for the development of Engineering in the nation, stating that it is the reason he has chosen to join the NSE.
Dauseighe who further thanked the Rivers and Bayelsa States branches of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) particularly Engineers from the Rivers State University Engineering Faculty for attending the session expressed satisfaction at the reunion of Engineers from across the country.
On his part, the Board Chairman, Engineering Council Ghana, Dr. Kwame A. Boakye while making a presentation during the Assembly urged all Engineers to carry out ‘engineering evangelism’ to help liberate the people of West Africa and Africa in general.
According to him, Africa has brilliant people on the continent but said the collective performance as individuals is quite terrible.
“The colonial overlords left us some 5 or 6 decades ago, and we are still here,” he said.
Meanwhile, during an interactive session at the International Conference Centre Abuja, Kwame applauded Engr. Dauseighe Matthew Bowei for his complimentary remarks for the principal officers of COREN.
He expressed delight in Dauseighe’s decision to join what he termed the “Engineering Evangelism to assist liberate the people of Africa.”
“May the good Lord bless you with strength and fortitude,” he prayed.
Some of those in attendance at the 31st COREN Engineering Assembly include; Engr. Bola Mudasiru, Engr. Prof M.F.N. Abowei; Engr. Adokiye Tombomieye, Engr. (Mrs) Boma Kemuel; Engr. Opalibo Gbobo; Engr. Dio Wenapere.
Others are Engr. Prof. Yelebe, Zekieni Robert, University representative COREN Council South, Engr. Dr. Humphrey Dike, Engr. Ebenezer Bobmanuel, Engr. Gift Ebimobowei Omonibo, and Engr. Seigha Gumus.