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INVESTITURE OF NEW PRESIDENT, ENGR. EDDY ATUMONYOGO, FNIStructE

TO:  ALL MEMBERS                                                                From: The Secretariat

SUBJECT:  INVESTITURE OF 19TH NIStructE PRESIDENT

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Please be informed that the Investiture of the 19th NIStructE President, Engr. Eddy Atumonyogo, FNIStructE will take place as follows:

DATE:       Thursday February 22, 2018

VENUE:    SOUTHERN SUN IKOYI HOTEL, 47, ALFRED REWANE ROAD, LAGOS       

TIME:       11:00 a: m – 3:00p: m

There will be a colloquium during the Investiture titled ‘’ Policies, Politics and the Professionals in the Built Environment’’

The Guest Speakers are as listed below:

  • Concession : Opportunities and Challenges by Engr. Chidi K.C, Izuwah Snr. Acting Director General,    Infrastructure Concession  Regulation Commission.
  • Lekki Free Trade Zone Development: Opportunities and Challenges by Dr. Tunde Sodade, Managing Director, Lekki Worldwide Investments Ltd.
  • Challenges in Procurement Process in Nigeria by Engr. Mbim David Okutinyang, Etteh Aro & Partners
  • Challenges of Procurement Process in Nigeria by Mohammed  Kabir A.  OLAYIWOLA FNIQS,RQS, President/ CEO, Kabola Associates Consulting  Ltd.

We hereby appeal to members to support the investiture by inserting advert in the Event brochure and Backdrop or donating generously towards the Investiture.

Advert rates are as shown below:

(1)        Centre Pages                                                     –           =N=100,000.00

(2)        Inside pages                                                      –           =N= 60,000.00

(3)        Firm’s Logo for Backdrop Advert                 –           =N= 20,000.00

Kindly complete the attached form to confirm attendance and the area you intend to participate. Please do note that all completed forms must be returned to the Secretariat or through email not later than Wednesday January 31, 2018. In the alternative, please call the Secretariat on 08055960846, 08122095767, 07045239915, or send e-mail to: nistructeng@yahoo.com, kolaidowu24@gmail.com.

This response is necessary to enable us make adequate arrangements for all attendees.

We look forward to your prompt response.

Engr. Bright Ukponu, MNIStructE

Hon. Secretary

 

ABOUT THE PRESIDENT, ENGR. EDDY ATUMONYOGO, BSc., MSc., FNIStructE

EDDY ATUMONYOGO BSc, MSc, FNIStructE 

President                                                                                           

Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers.

Engr. Atumonyogo graduated from the University of Lagos where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Master’s degree in Construction Management. He trained with the Nigerian office of Ove Arup & Partners and worked with Civil Sphere Konsult Ltd, Consulting Engineers. He is currently the Managing Partner of Mudcrete Kompany, Consulting Engineers and Civ-Datum Limited, Construction Managers. He has served the Institution in various capacities as member of Executive Council, Co-opted Council member, Vice President, Deputy President, and elected President at the Institution’s Annual General Meeting in October 2017.

A thorough bred professional, Engr. Atumonyogo believes Structural Engineers should play leading roles in the project procurement process, and must arm themselves with the necessary skills to make direct contact with Clients and policy makers. He has been involved in the design of a lot of industrial projects for both local and multinational companies, in addition to design of  medium rise, residential and ecclisiatical buildings. His works can be found in most cities in Nigeria.

On being elected, he has promised to take the Institution to higher levels through a three point agenda, namely:

STRENGTHEN THE BRANCHES.

Revive existing branches, establish new ones and support them with technical resources for their monthly Technical sessions.

Membership examinations, interviews and examination tutorials will now hold in any branch or group of contiguous branches that can muster enough candidates.

ADVOCACY.

Continue to monitor closely developments in the polity, as regards the place of the Institution in the scheme of things. An Advocacy Committee will be set up to make sure our voices are heard and engage the general public on any issues relating to our profession.

TRAINING, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION.

Equip our members with relevant knowledge, in order to sustain their competence and maintain the integrity of our Institution. Create awareness of innovations and emerging technologies in our profession, so that our members will remain relevant.

 

NISTRUCTE 2018 PROFESSIONAL PART III EXAMINATION TUTORIAL

The Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers 1st Professional Part III Examination Tutorial will hold on Thursday 15th – Friday 16th March, 2018 at the Secretariat 5, Akinhanmi Street, Surulere, Lagos. Time: 9:00a.m – 5:00p.m daily.

MEMORANDUM: ELECTION GUIDELINES FOR 2017/2018 EXCO OF NIStructE

MEMORANDUM

TO:          ALL MEMBERS                               

FROM:    THE SECRETARIAT

SUBJECT:  ELECTION GUIDELINES FOR 2017/2018 EXCO OF NIStructE        

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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 nistructeng@yahoo.com.

 

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:

  • 1 Deputy President
  • 4 Vice Presidents
  • 1 General Secretary
  • 1 Technical Secretary
  • 1 Treasurer
  • 1 Publicity Secretary
  •  Ex – Officio Members

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

            A G M.

 

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:

S/NO NAMES POSITION
1 Engr. OreOluwa Fadayomi President

 

2 Engr. Eddy Atumonyogo Deputy President

 

3 Engr. Dr. K.B. Osifala

 

Vice President
4 Engr. Abubakar Aliyu Aziz

 

Vice President
5 Engr.  Bright Ukponu

 

General  Secretary

 

6 Engr. Dr. John Okovido

 

Technical Secretary

 

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

Hon. Secretary

Download Nomination Form

2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE – Call for papers

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

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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.

  1. Innovative Construction Materials
  2. Value Engineering Concept
  3. Infrastructural Failures
  4. Analytical & Research Findings on Structures
  5. Steel Structures.
  6. Reinforced Concrete Structures
  7. Timber Structures.
  8. Formwork: Design, Construction and Stability.
  9. False Work: Scaffolding / Props.
  10. Forensic Engineering.
  11. Prestressed  Concrete.
  12. Codes of Practice.
  13. Loads on Structures.
  14. Developing Structures
  15. Innovative Design
  16. Economy of Construction
  17. Seismic Engineering
  18. RAM (Reliability, Availabilty and  Maintainabilty) in Design, and also Construction
  19. Professionals, Quacks and Developers in Design and Construction
  20. Modular Structures

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!

  • Monday, 31st July, 2017      :        Deadline for receipt of Abstracts;
  • Monday, 14th August, 2017 :       Acceptance of Abstracts. Notification to Authors to                                                        finalize Presentations;
  • Monday, 28th August, 2017  :       Deadline for receipt of Bio-data and photographs   

                                                            of Authors

  • Thursday, 31st August, 2017 :     Deadline for receipt of presentations;

Kindly send all your materials to kosifala@yahoo.com, beu2ng@gmail.com and nistructeng@yahoo.com.

 

Engr. Dr. K. B. Osifala, FNIStructE.

Chairman, Conference & AGM Planning Committee.

 

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Register for this EVent

3 DAY COURSE

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
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