Thursday, October 5, 2017

MUSTAFA BALARABE SHEHU, PAST PRESIDENT OF FEDERATION OF AFRICAN ENGINEERING ORGANIZATIONS (FAEO) TO DELIVER 2017 NSE OCTOBER LECTURE



The Immediate Past president of the Federation of African Engineering Organizations (FAEO) and a Former president of Nigerian Society of Engineers, Engr Mustafa Balarabe Shehu will deliver the 2017 NSE October Lecture in Abuja. Event organised by the Nigerian Society of Engineers has been dedicated to address the Energy Challenge in Africa.

The Planned is as Follows: 

Topic: Energy Situations in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges

Date: October 12th 2017

Venue:  National Headquarters, National Engineering Centre Auditorim, Labour House Road, Central Business District, Abuja, FCT

Time: 10.00 am prompt

For More information eMail:   es@nse.org.ng 

The October Lecture is a biennial lecture initiated by the NSE to afford engineers  and general public the opportunity to tap from wealth of experience of past NSE presidents. As a result of their wide coverage of National and International events as well as their professional and leadership exposure, it is believed that the Past presidents should be availed the opportunity of sharing their experiences with focus on preferring solutions to challenges facing the community.

Human Engineering Resource Development was the fulcrum of the 25th edition and was delivered by Engr. Olumuyiwa Alade Ajibola who was president of NSE between 2010 and 2011. His paper titled “Creativity in the Application of Nigerian Engineering Resources for effective Economic Development: A National Policy Imperative” Where he outlined ways the country can utilize the engineering manpower  and resources and also challenged the engineers to rise up to the tasks of nation building. Please watch-out for this site in the next few days for a recap of the 25th Edition Lecture.

Some of the other Topics treated in the past editions of the lecture which commenced on 3rd October, 1980 are: Nigeria and Her Engineers by Engr. Adeniyi Williams, Urban Engineering Infrastructure in Nigeria: Their Social and Environmental Impacts by Engr. S.O. Fadahunsi; Twenty Years of Engineering Practice in Nigeria: Successes and Failures by Engr . S.. Williams ; Development of Engineering Profession in the Private Sector in Nigeria by Engr. Obi Obembe; Building the Bridge: The Engineer and Society by Engr C,S.O. Akande;  Engineering and National Efficiency: Engr. S.O. Meshida; The Nigerian Engineer during and after the ritish Rule in Nigeria by Engr. G.O. Aiwerioba ; The Nigerian Engineer in National Development by Engr. Teju Oyeieye;  Engineering Professional Fulfillment in Nigeria. Engr I.   igiehon etc..

About Engineer Mustafa Balarabe Shehu

Engr. Mustafa Balarabe Shehu, the Chairman/CEO MBS Engineering Limited, studied electrical engineering from Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria where he graduated in 1985. He started his working career with the National Electric Power Authority in Egbin, Lagos in 1986 after which he got appointed by the Kano State Rural Electricity Board in 1988 where he served up to his resignation in 1998 at the position of Deputy Director.

Having resigned from the civil service in 1998, he established Amal Engineering Services Limited, which was later, renamed as MBS Engineering Limited. It is an engineering firm involved in power systems designs, building services, renewable energy technologies, environmental engineering, cost engineering and project management amongst other services. It has wide clientele base ranging from Federal and State Government Organizations, Transmission Company of Nigeria, Central Bank of Nigeria among others.

Engr. Mustafa Shehu participates actively in the activities of professional and business Associations. It is in these regards he holds the following positions:

1. Immediate Past President, Federation of African Engineering Organizations (FAEO),
2. Immediate Past President, Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE),
3. Past Chairman, Nigerian Society of Engineers, Kano Branch
4. Member, Governing Council, National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI (2012-2013)
5. Member, Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria, COREN
6. Chairman, Governing Council, Nigerian Society of Engineers-Taming African Deserts (NSE-TAD)
7. 2nd Deputy President, Kano Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines & Agriculture (KACCIMA).

He is registered as Electrical Engineer with the Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria. He is a fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers as well as Fellow of the Solar Energy Society of Nigeria.

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