The Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) Abeokuta Branch has commended the decision of the Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, FCA, CON led administration for appointing an engineer of repute, to be the number one Civil Servant in Ogun State.
The Branch’s Chairman, Engr. Dr. Olanrewaju Apampa, FNSE, stated this during the Branch’s courtesy visit to the Office of the State Head of Service, Engr. Lanre Bisiriyu, FNSE in Abeokuta, describing him as the first engineer to be saddled with that responsibility.
While congratulating Engr. Bisiriyu on his new appointment, Engr. Apampa said, “We are not surprised at your elevation to the top office, the first Engineer to be appointed; considering your training, experience, skills and resourcefulness in other spheres of life. We thank His Excellency, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, for recognising these qualities,” Engr. Apampa said.
Acknowledging that his success is also the Branch’s success, the Chairman expressed the society’s willingness to partner with the Office of HoS and also with the State Government to train Engineers in the Civil Service for optimal job delivery.
He noted that, areas of cooperation with the State government would include; training on electrical distribution and controls, auto change over, variable speed drives and substations, pneumatic and hydraulic reciprocating system, building information modelling and material testing in highway and structural engineering among others.
The Chairman reiterated that the Branch’s success will be a good chapter in HoS’s book of successes.
Responding, Engr. Bisiriyu, appreciated the society for the visit and its support to the government at all times, pledging to uphold the ethics of the profession in his discharge of duties.