Owerri — The Nigerian Society of Engineer (NSE), Owerri branch has inducted 17 new members and advised them to live above board in preserving the name of the profession.
President of the association Engr. Mustafa Balarebe Shehu who gave the advice in Owerri warned that the association would not hesitate to take its position against any member who deviates from the line of the profession.
The occasion was used to formerly commission the multi-million naira engineering center built by the Owerri branch by the national president.
Shehu said that having being inducted, it behold on them to convince both government and the private sector that they can do it.
He said that the measure would help to change the present predicament of engineers in the country.
The president commended the Owerri branch of NSE for their initiative of building the center and called for their usual cooperation to the new leadership at the national to ensure succeed.
In his welcome address, the Owerri branch chairman Engr.Remy Uche said that out of the 40 members that enrolled for the induction, only seventeen passed the examination without any reference.
While congratulating them for excelling in the professional examination urged them to endeavor to pursue for advance course of engineering to enable them imbibe the tenet of the profession.
The branch chairman urged the newly inducted members to be ambassadors in their different discipline of practice.
Uche assured the commitment of Nigerian engineers in providing quality advice to the various arms of government, industry, commerce and academics, among others.
He regretted that Nigerian engineers are skilful and knowledgeable, but they are yet to be integrated into the main stream of governance.