KINGS Aderemi, a staff of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, is now the national chairman of the Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, NIEEE.
Adeyemi, an engineer and principal manager in the Technical Standards and Network Integrity, TSNI, Department of the Commission, was installed as the 19th Chairman of the Institute on Saturday, January 25, at a ceremony in Abuja.
At the ceremony, Prof Umar Danbatta, executive vice-chairman, who chaired the occasion explained that NCC encourages and supports staff to join professional bodies and participate in the activities of those professional bodies.
Danbatta through his representative, Bako Wakil, director, TSNI at NCC, said Adeyemi had been afforded opportunities by the commission to attend several pieces of training both locally and Internationally over the years.
He also said that having attended various training, Adeyemi is robustly equipped with necessary skills and knowledge which will enable him to competently take the institute to a greater height.
“Electrical and electronic engineers play significant roles across all segments of the telecom industry. At the NCC in particular, electrical and electronic engineers play crucial roles in the delivery of our regulatory mandates. Some of these include spectrum management and administration, designing the framework for technical standards and quality of service parameters, monitoring of those parameters, device authorization or equipment type approval, and much more,” he said.
Danbatta appealed to the Institute to rise up and take a major role in the era of emerging technologies such as blockchain, Internet of Things, IoT, Artificial Intelligence, cloud computing, Big Data analysis, among others.
Earlier, Adeyemi listed agenda for his administration to include inter-profession collaborations, stakeholders engagements, relationship with international professional bodies and smart strategic management plan as well as continuous professional development to ensure that electrical engineers set the pace in the face of emerging technologies as they unfold.
The NIEEE is a highly regarded division in the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) family especially because it is so dynamic and has brought the NSE so much honour. – with reports from World.
– Jan. 28, 2020 @ 09:35 GMT |