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About NSE Ikeja

Historical Background

The idea to form the Ikeja Branch of the Nigerian Society of Engineers was initiated by Engr. Olu Awoyinfa, FNSE, FAEng, a former Secretary General of NSE, and the move for the formation came into reality in July, 1992 when a handful of Engineers working and residing in Ikeja and its environs met to consider the formation of a second branch in Lagos State to cater for their professional and social needs.

Subsequently, an application was lodged with the Secretariat of the NSE the same year, and on the 31st of January, 1993, Ikeja Branch was admitted as the 32nd Branch of the Nigerian Society of Engineers.

The first Chairman of the Branch was the then Managing Director of Guinness Plc. Engr. Raphael Adeola Alabi, FNSE. From the inception, the Branch held its meetings at the old office of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) at Alausa, Ikeja; and as membership grew, it moved to the Conference Room of the Ministry of the Environment and Physical Planning (MEPP). It had to move to another location, the Conference Hall of the West African Portland Cement, Courtesy of Engr. Joe Makoju, the former Managing Director of WAPCO and now a Director at Dangote Group, when it became obvious that the former could not accommodate over 200 members who had then registered with the Branch.

Today, the membership to the branch has grown in leaps and bounds so much that as many as 2,500 Engineers are on the Attendance Register and not less than 150 Engineers attend our monthly meetings. Consequently, the Branch now has its own Secretariat Complex located at Oba-Ogunji Road, beside Forte Oil Filling Station, Via Pen-Cinema, Ogba-Agege, Lagos.

Being a vibrant Branch and always willing to take up challenges, the Branch has recorded some successes since inception. Take for instance, the International Engineering Conference hosted by us in 1997 tagged Ikeja’97 has been the bench mark by which other conferences have been adjudged for its relentless effort and innovative programmes. The Branch had received the Presidential Award every year since 1997.

NSE Ikeja Branch repeatedly won the prestigious Branch Group Dynamic Trophy for 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2018. Currently, the Branch is still working out strategies to achieve more feat in the coming year.

We have no doubt in our minds that with prayer and support from our well-wishers, the Branch will wax stronger and stronger in years to come.

Past Chairmen of the Branch

Engr. Ralph Adeola Alabi, FNSE, OON Founding Chairman 1993 - 1995
Engr. Ralph Adeola Alabi, FNSE, OON Founding Chairman 1993 - 1995
Engr. Chike Morah, FNSE Chairman 1995 - 1997
Engr. Anthony A. Oludaiye, FNSE Chairman 1997 - 1999
Engr. Anthony A. Oludaiye, FNSE Chairman 1997 - 1999
Engr. Francis 0. Oguamanam, MNSE Chairman 1999 - 2001
Engr. Francis 0. Oguamanam, FNSE Chairman 1999 - 2001
Engr. Ayo Fanimokun, FNSE Chairman 2001 - 2003
Engr. Ayo Fanimokun, FNSE Chairman 2001 - 2003
Engr. Adekunle Adebajo, MNSE Chairman 2003 - 2005
Engr. Adekunle Adebajo, MNSE Chairman 2003 - 2005
Engr. Michael Abiodun Awe, FNSE, Chairman 2005 - 2007
Engr. Michael Abiodun Awe, FNSE, Chairman 2005 - 2007
Engr. Dr. T. M. Olatunji, FNSE, FNICE Chairman 2007 - 2009
Engr. Dr. T. M. Olatunji, FNSE, FNICE Chairman 2007 - 2009
Engr. Mrs. Margaret A. Oguntala, FNSE Chairman 2009 - 2011
Engr. Mrs. Margaret A. Oguntala, FNSE Chairman 2009 - 2011
Immediate Past Chairman
Engr (Dr) Funmi Akingbagbohun, FNSE Chairman 2018-2020
Engr. Bola Akinribido, MNSE, Chairman 2011 - 2013
Engr. Bola Akinribido, MNSE, Chairman 2011 - 2013
Engr. Adeolu Ogundare, FNSE Chairman 2013-2016
Engr. Adeolu Ogundare, FNSE Chairman 2013-2016
Engr. Akintayo Akintola, FNSE Immediate Past Chairman
Engr. Akintayo Akintola, FNSE Chairman 2016-2018

2019/2020 Executive Committee

Chairman
Chairman - Engr Olutosin Ogunmola, MNSE, PMP
Publicity Sec. - Engr. Olalekan Olabode
Publicity Sec. - Engr. Olalekan Olabode

2019/2020 Executive Committee

Engr. Funmi Akingbagbohun, MNSE Chairman
Engr. Funmi Akingbagbohun, FNSE Chairman
Vice Chairman - Engr. Sunday Oguntunde
Vice Chairman - Engr. Sunday Oguntunde
General Secretary - Engr. Remi Eko
General Secretary - Engr. Remi Eko
Technical Secretary - Engr. Ganiyu A. Tiamiyu
Technical Secretary - Engr. Ganiyu A. Tiamiyu
Asst. Technical Secretary - Engr. Owolabi Atinuke
Asst. Technical Secretary - Engr. Owolabi Atinuke
Financial Secretary - Engr. Adebayo Majonagbe
Financial Secretary - Engr. Adebayo Majonagbe
Asst. Gen. Sec. - Engr. Catherine Onojaife
Asst. Gen. Sec. - Engr. Catherine Onojaife
Treasurer - Engr. Aina-Jenty Faosat Adesola
Treasurer - Engr. Aina-Jenty Faosat Adesola
Publicity Sec. - Engr. Olalekan Olabode
Publicity Sec. - Engr. Olalekan Olabode
Ex-Officio - Engr. Adegboyega Adeleye
Ex-Officio - Engr. Adegboyega Adeleye
Chairman
Chairman - Engr Olutosin Ogunmola, MNSE, PMP
Vice Chairman
Vice Chairman - Engr Faosat Jenty
General Secretary
General Secretary - Engr Adebayo Manjonagbe
Technical Secretary
Technical Secretary - Engr Atinuke Owolabi
Treasurer
Treasurer - Engr Iyiola Olaoye
Co-Opted
Co-Opted - Engr Bayo Olusodo (Chairman, NIEEE Lagos Chapter)
Assistant General Secretary
Assistant General Secretary - Engr Iskeel A. Sadiq
Assistant Technical Secretary
Assistant Technical Secretary - Engr Tobias Ikenna ODO
Ex-Officio
Ex-Officio - Engr Femi John Adedotun
APWEN
Co-Opted - Engr Mary Afolayan (Chairman, APWEN Lagos Chapter)
Publicity Secretary
Publicity Secretary - Engr Adeleye Adegboyega, FNSE
Financial Secretary
Financial Secretary - Engr T. K. Ibrahim, FNSE
Engr. Funmi Akingbagbohun, FNSE
Immediate Past Chairman - Engr (Dr) Funmi Akingbagbohun, FNSE
Environment
Co-Opted - Engr Abiola Kosegbe, FNSE (Chairman, Environment Division, Lagos Chapter)