The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has honoured the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of News Engineering Nigeria Limited, Lady Josephine Nwaeze with the Honorary Fellowship (FNSE), which is the highest honour a member can attain.
Nwaeze during her conferment in Abuja, reaffirmed the commitment of News Engineering, a 40-year-old indigenous electrical engineering company to work assiduously in promoting excellence in the engineering sector and promoting the entire infrastructure value chain while contributing to the progress of Nigeria.
According to her, her conferment has shown that the little they are doing as a company is recognised in society, “even as a non-engineer, I am very passionate about the engineering profession because I run an engineering company, and I love providing innovative solutions,” she said.
Nwaeze pledged to maintain the highest quality standards and continue providing engineering solutions that promote sustainable development in Nigeria and welfare of Engineers, emphasizing that at 40, News Engineering is only getting started and plans to achieve even greater feats in the coming years.
The president of NSE, Engr. Tasiu Gidari-Wudil, during the conferment, said Nwaeze was conferred with the honourary fellowship because of her contributions to the national development through her company.
“The Honourary Fellowship is given to recognised non-engineers who have contributed a lot to the development of engineering, and someone the NSE has recognised to have made a great impact to the engineering profession”.
“Lady Josephine Nwaeze manages an engineering company that has employed over 200 engineering personnel. We recognised News Engineering as a contributor to the development of engineering in Nigeria.
“Apart from the engineering projects that they have completed, News Engineering is a firm member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, a very valued member and Lady Nwaeze has played a significant role in bringing the company to where it is today, having successfully executed numerous engineering contracts, particularly in the Nigerian power sector,” said.