The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) on Friday conferred the rank of fellowship on Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) for his outstanding contributions to the engineering profession and Local Content Development in the oil and gas industry.
Wabote was decorated among 38 other eminent engineers, including the General Manager Capacity Building Division of the NCDMB, Dr. Ama Ikuru, at the 10th fellowship conferment lecture and ceremony held in Abuja on Friday.
The new fellows were decorated by the President of the NSE, Engr. Adekunle Mokuolu and the Chairman of the Board Fellows, Engr. Felix Atume.
Thereafter, Engr. Wabote was nominated to deliver the vote of thanks on behalf of the conferees and he thanked the NSE Council for bestowing the honour of fellowship on them. He noted that all the nominees were senior practitioners of the profession, who had made impressive contributions to the growth of engineering.
He also promised that new fellows would continue to fly the flag of the society and uphold the responsibilities expected of them.
Some staff of the NCDMB, friends and associates of Engr. Wabote and Dr. Ikuru were at the event to celebrate with them.