Nile University of Nigeria Signs MoU with the Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria

Nile University of Nigeria signed an MoU with the Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN) on May 21st.

The Nile team comprised Prof. Osman Nuri Aras (Vice-Chancellor), Prof Abdurrahman Isik (Deputy Vice-Chancellor), Mr. Yasar Aktekin (Registrar), and Prof. Steve A. Adeshina (Dean, Faculty of Engineering). The delegation from APWEN included Mrs. Funmilola Oyelade (President), Engr. F. B. Dare Bello, MNSE. (Abuja Chapter Chairman), Engr. Charity Adazion, MNSE.  (Abuja Chapter Vice-Chairman), Mrs. Augustina Onwudiachi (Member, Abuja Chapter), Engr. Mistura A. Rafiu, MNSE. (Asst. Technical Secretary, Abuja Chapter), Engr. Aminah Abdulmalik, MNSE.  (Chapter Financial Secretary, APWEN Abuja), Engr. Adesola Oyegbami (Asst. Publicity Secretary, Abuja Chapter), Engr. Chinyere Igwegbe Nnenna, FNSE (General Secretary, APWEN National).

The event commenced with an address by the University’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Aras, who expressed his delight over the partnership, which, according to him, will further the University’s goal of bridging the gap between academia and the industry towards producing job-ready graduates. Responding to Prof. Aras, Mrs. Oyelade commended Nile University for its contributions to promoting women in STEM and female education in general.

According to her, both organizations are like-minded in this regard as APWEN was established with the aim of empowering the outnumbered women in Engineering by providing them with job opportunities and mentorships, among others.

Mrs. Oyelade concluded her address with the assurance that she will do everything within her power to ensure that the female Engineers at Nile are equipped with the required skills to succeed in the profession.

The event ended with the official signing of the MoU.

Share on Facebook
Share on twitter