The National Chairman of The Nigerian Institution of Safety Engineers, NISafetyE Engr. Dr. Akaninyene Ekong FNISafetyE was represent at the Offshore and Maritime Service event on Saturday 23rd September, 2023 at Oriental Hotel Lagos. Engr. Dr. Ekong engaged participants on the Safety Engineering perspective for the newly created Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy. He also interacted with the Chairman Senate Committee on Marine Transport, Distinguished Senator Wasu Sanni.
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It has been a year since I was elected as The National Chairman of the Nigerian Institution of Safety Engineers -NISafetyE (A Division of the Nigerian Society of Engineers).
Over this period the NISafetyE has been working towards achieving our mandate which includes prevention of engineering related failures, training on various aspects of Safety, awareness and advocacy campaigns .
We have collaborated with Government across States/ the Federal level and made interventions regarding the Safety of public facilities that has saved lives and prevented losses.
We are working on developing codes and standards for Safety Engineering Practice in line with the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and the Council for the Regulation of Engineering (COREN ) mandate .
The NISafetyE has increased in membership and we have brought into the Fellowship cadre outstanding personalities who have contributed immensely to the advancement of Safety and Engineering .
The Fellowship Conferment was done in 2 batches being at Ibom Icon Hotel and Golf Resort in Uyo on 5th February 2022 and recently at the just concluded National Conference held on November 3-4 2022 at Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel Victoria Island Lagos.
The Fellows cut across Senior Personnel and Managers from the Construction, Manufacturing, Academia and Petroleum Industry such as SPDC , LNG, Chevron ExxonMobil, NNPC Ltd and Aiteo etc who are bringing their wealth of experience to bear on the advancement of industrial and public safety in Nigeria in line with global best practices.
On November 12 ,2022 exactly a year after I was elected National Chairman the NISafetyE received an Award by AfriSafe an NGO which recognizes the contributions made by individuals and corporate organizations in the advancement of Safety in Africa.
It also gave me great pleasure to see my Boss the Pioneer National Chairman of NISafetyE Engr A.B. Oyedepo FNSE, FNISafetyE being presented the Life Time Achievement Award, also the Torch Bearers Award going to our members such as Engr Shamsudeen, Dalhatsu based in Kano State , David Udom and Waliu Adegoke based in Lagos State and a Special award to Kevron Consulting received by Engr Kayode Fowode.
All thanks to GOD .
Let's keep up the good work.
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