TO: ALL MEMBERS
FROM: THE SECRETARIAT
SUBJECT: ELECTION GUIDELINES FOR 2017/2018 EXCO OF NIStructE
We wish to inform all members that there will be an election into the EXCO of the Institution at the 2017 Annual General Meeting scheduled to hold on Wednesday, 25th October, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Ikeja.
All Financial Members (Fellows and Corporate) who are interested in standing for elective post should please complete the attached nomination form and return same to the Secretariat, on or before Friday, 6th October, 2017 or through email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ballot papers will be issued to members at the floor of the AGM for voting and result declared immediately after the election.
The underlisted positions are vacant:
EXTRACTS FROM THE INSTITUTION’S ARTICLES AND MEMO ON ELECTION OF OFFICERS AND TENURE– CLAUSES 17 & 18
CLAUSE 17 – ELECTION OF OFFICERS
17.1 The Deputy President shall automatically become the President at the expiration of the term of the incumbent president.
17.2 The Deputy President shall be elected by secret ballot at the Annual General Meeting (Annual General Meeting) from among the serving and past Vice Presidents at the expiration of the term of the incumbent Deputy President.
17.3 The election of the other officers shall be by secret ballot at the Annual General Meeting from among corporate members who are Nigerians and whose subscriptions and dues are not in arrears.
17.4 Candidates who are eligible for election as Vice Presidents must have served on the Executive Council for at least two years.
17.5 Any member wishing to nominate a member or members for election to the Executive Council shall notify the General Secretary on the prescribed form duly signed by the nominees at least fourteen clear days from the date fixed for the
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17.6 Absent corporate members shall be eligible to stand for election provided that they give in writing an indication of their willingness to serve if elected.
CLAUSE 18 – TENURE
18.1 The President shall hold office for two (2) years and shall be succeeded by the Deputy President.
18.2 In the event of President ceasing to hold office before the expiration of his term, the Deputy President shall complete the year and serve his own term as President.
18.3 All members of Council except the President and Deputy President shall have tenure of one year but shall be eligible for re-election provided that no member may serve as Vice President for more than three consecutive terms.
The present EXCO is made up of up of ten elected members and the immediate past President as listed below:
|1||Engr. OreOluwa Fadayomi||President
|2||Engr. Eddy Atumonyogo||Deputy President
|3||Engr. Dr. K.B. Osifala
|4||Engr. Abubakar Aliyu Aziz
|5||Engr. Bright Ukponu
|6||Engr. Dr. John Okovido
|7||Engr. Dr. Isaac Akiije
|Ex – Officio
|8||Engr. Chris Okpala||Ex – Officio
|9||Engr. Rotimi Esho||Ex – Officio|
|10||Engr. Adeyoye Johnson||Ex – Officio|
|11||Engr. (Dr.) S.K. Ilugbekhai
|Immediate Past President
Engr. Bright Ukponu MNIStructE
2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE NIGERIAN INSTITUTION OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS – NIStructE – Tuesday, 24th & Wednesday, 25th October, 2017.
INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 30TH CONFERENCE OF THE NIGERIAN INSTITUTION OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS: CALL FOR PAPERS
The 2017 Annual Conference of the Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers will hold on Tuesday, 24th & Wednesday, 25th October, 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Ikeja at 9:00a.m.
The Theme of the Conference is “ENGINEERING INFRASTRUCTURE: DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY’’
The Conference will take the form of Plenary and Technical Sessions to deliberate on the theme and the following sub-themes respectively.
The theme of this year’s Conference was carefully coined out from contemporary issues in Nigeria: Engineering Infrastructure, the Structural Engineering Practice and the Economic situation of the Country. The Conference is an annual networking event for Structural Engineers in Nigeria and it provides a forum for Engineers, Professionals in the built industry, Government officials, Local administrative authorities, Funding agencies, Contractors, Suppliers of construction equipment and materials, Investors and other Stakeholders in the built-environment from the public and private sectors to share ideas on best practices. It is also a forum for them to learn from one another, the effective ways of dealing with the present diverse challenges occasioned by the economic situation of the country and how engineering infrastructure could be used to salvage the economy.
During the 2017 conference, delegates will have the opportunity to deliberate on issues pertaining to the state of Nigeria’s Infrastructure; Economy issues on Structural Engineering Practice and many more.
All materials submitted for presentation shall be Peer – reviewed to ensure that the high standards that have been set by the Institution in the past are maintained and even surpassed.
Important Dates to Note!
Engr. Dr. K. B. Osifala, FNIStructE.
Chairman, Conference & AGM Planning Committee.
INVESTITURE OF ENGR. OREOLUWA FADAYOMI, (FNSE, FNIStructE) AS THE 18TH PRESIDENT OF THE NIGERIAN INSTITUTION OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS
The investiture was held at the University of Lagos on February 18, 2016. The invited guest: chairman of the
occasion, representatives of professional bodies, respected individuals and senior members of the institution arrived before the commencement of the programme. The programme started at 11.00am as scheduled.
The total number of registered attendees was one hundred and seventy six. Amongst the dignitaries present include;
1. Engr. Yusuf Lanre Sagaya (Zanna of IIorin)- Chairman
2. Engr. Mohammed Babagana (Representative of NSE President).
3. HRM. Isiaka Balogun & Queen
Representatives of Professional Bodies:
BCPG; COREN; ACEN; NICE; ITP
Members of the institution were fully represented at the Investiture. Amongst whom were six past presidents of the Institution.
Addresses and Goodwill Messages
The chairman, representative of the NSE president, immediate past president and the president presented their addresses at the ceremony. All the speakers spoke about the state of structural engineering practice in Nigeria, commended the Nigeria Institution of Structural Engineers and pledged their continuous support for the Institution. Goodwill messages were delivered by
Investiture Committee Members
All members of the committee were present and performed every assignment given to them. The President and the executive members of the institution stand at a better position to assess the committee’s performance and advise on areas to be improved upon in subsequent programmes.
Thank you for your presence at this occasion, God bless you all.
3 – DAY COURSE: NIGERIAN INSTITUTION OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS
The Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers (NIStructE) announces a 3- DAY COURSE on the Application of Sub – Soil Investigation Results to Design of Different Foundation Types and Piled Foundations Integrity Tests
Date: Monday 4th, Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th April 2016
Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm (One Hour Lunch Break)
Venue: National Secretariat, 5, Akinhanmi Street, Surulere, Lagos
Cost: N45, 000. 00
Pay into the Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers Account No: 1010724386, Zenith Bank
Resource Persons; Eminent Practising Engineers
Course Coordinator: Engr. Dr. K. B. Osifala
Contact: Rita 08055960846, Adeola: 08122095767