NSE Hails Ganduje For Patronizing Indigenous Engineers

NSE Hails Ganduje For Patronizing Indigenous Engineers


NSE Hails Ganduje For Patronizing Indigenous Engineers

-Gives him Award of Recognition, Excellence 

By Abdul-yasar Abdulhamid 

Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), laud Kano state governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje for patronising indigenous Engineers, with all commitment, patriotism and sense of responsibility.


The President of the Society, Engineer Adekunle Olumiyiwa Makuolu, FNE disclosed, during the National Engineering Conference, Kano 2019, themed “Building Resilient Infrastructure To Promote Sustainable Industrial Growth,” which held at The Afficent Event Centre, Kano.


Engineer Makuolu expressed satisfaction on Kano state government for giving greater emphasis to indigenous Engineers, in what he described as “Ganduje’s Model of Infrastructural Development.”


He commended the governor on behalf of all Nigerian Engineers, that the state under Ganduje aids infrastructural uplift, which automatically turns the state into a pacesetter in national infrastructural development.

According to him, Kano government found in them (NSE) good partners in development, adding that, “As Engineers we are the ones cooking the infrastructural development of the country. We see it a task we must accomplish, Kano state government is doing well in promoting and supporting our profession.”

While giving the Award to the governor on behalf of Engineers in the country, the NSE President acknowledged that “You have done great things in the state. And in recognition of your contributions to our noble profession, among other factors, we are decorating you with this Award, Your Excellency Sir.”

Adding that, because of the importance attached to Engineering profession in the state, the state now has Three Branches of NSE, “…this shows how relevant and important we have been to the state, in both infrastructural development and other aspects of development process,” he hints.

President Muhammadu Buhari was ably represented by the Minister of Power, Engineer Saleh Mamman, commended the indigenous Engineers for their unrelenting efforts towards infrastructural development in the country.

“I want seize this opportunity to also, commend the good partnership between Nigerian Engineers and other Engineers from our sister African countries, like Ghana, Sierra Leone and Kenya, whom I learned are also here with us,” says President Buhari.

He assured that the federal government would continue to partner with Nigerian Engineers towards the development of the country, adding that, “We are calling our Engineers to take a lead in employing technology, as being used from other parts of the world, to also develop and sustain the development of our dear country.”

In his remarks governor Ganduje said “Engineering is almost everything, that is why my administration has good working relationship with Engineers. When we were faced with serious traffic gridlock around Dangi Roundabout on Zoo road, we solicited the intervention of Engineers, who came up with a solution to that gridlock. ”

Explaining that, ” They came up with a very good idea for decongesting the area. They came up with that idea of having Three-Interchange-Flyover, all in one place. Please go and see the place for yourself. It is about to be completed. And the first of it’s kind in the country.”

He gave similar examples in other parts of the state, like Murtala Muhammad Specialists Hospitals area, where another infrastructure is taking place. The “Tunnel option is what we were given as a means of decongesting the area and allow for easier passage from the hospital’s Emergency block to the main block of the hospital.

That are directly facing each other. This is Engineers’ work,” appreciated the governor.

NSE Hails Ganduje For Patronizing Indigenous Engineers

He argued further that, “Our administration is using Engineers to transform the state to become the beacon of infrastructural development in the country. We believe this reality,

that Engineering goes to every nook and cranny of our life. So we must go with it to progress and grow.”

After his speech Ganduje declared the Conference opened, and wished them happy deliberations of the Conference, “I am still wishing that after your meeting you will go round the state and see for yourselves the wonderful work of Engineering,” he said.


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