President Muhammadu Buhari has been decorated as the Grand Patron of the Nigerian Academy of Engineers in an investiture ceremony held at the presidential villa, Abuja.
According to photos released by Femi Adesina, the presidential special advser on media & publicity, President Muhammadu Buhari, was today, 29th November 2016, decorated as the Grand Patron of the Nigerian Academy of Engineers at the State House in Abuja.
Among the dignitaries at the investiture ceremony were the President of Nigerian Academy of Engineers, Engr (Mrs) Joanna Maduka MFR, Technical Secretary of Nigerian Academy of Engineers, Engr. I.K. Inuwa, Vice President of the academy, Engr. Prof. Fola Lasisi and Past President Engr. Dr. E.J. Amana.
Speaking after the investiture ceremony President Buhari said; “I have a lot of respect for Nigerian Engineers, having worked with them over the years, from my time as Petroleum Commissioner, to the PTF.
“Every time and anywhere I’ve served in Nigeria, we found it efficient and cost-effective to use Nigerian engineers. They’re very competent.”