The Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE, has conferred fellowship awards to no fewer that 54 personalities in the country.
The 13th conferment ceremony was held with a lecture in Abuja.
The theme for the ceremony is “Engineers in politics: A Panacea for Accelerated Development”.
Those conferred with the Fellow of NSE include the governor of Nasarawa State, Abudullahi Sule, founder of DAAR Communications, Dr Raymond Dokpesi, and South Korean Ambassador to Nigeria, Lee In-Tae.
Others are Prisca Kanebi, Dr Francisca Nwafulugo, Funmilola Ojelade, Dr Sule Haruna, Bako Waki, Prof. Mohammed Yisa, Mr Richard Ohre, Idongesit Nofon and Gary Ayenor among others.
In attendance were the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mele Kyari, Federal Law Makers, diplomatic community and relevant stakeholders.
The President of MSE, Adekunle Mokuolu congratulated the awardees and urge them to use their new status to enhance the profession and contribute positively to the overall development of the country.
Mr Adekunle also encouraged members of NSE to strive to attain the fellowship status.
He said that Engineers have all it takes to participate in politics and bring development in all spheres of human endeavours in the country.