*Balarabe Shehu *
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday congratulated the Past President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Engineer Mustafa Balarabe Shehu, on his election as President-elect of the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO).
Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu in a statement said “The President notes that the overwhelming endorsement of Engineer Shehu by the members of the body at the on-going World Engineering summit in Costa Rica, is a testament to his passion for the field of human endeavour as well as his dedication towards ensuring a better lease of life for Nigerians especially rural dwellers, using his familiar terrain of electrical engineering,
“As the former Executive Vice President of the body assumes the mantle of leadership of the conglomerate of Engineering organisations across the world in 2023, President Buhari urges him to use his wealth of experience and contacts to address some of the issues bedevilling the profession in the country especially, the unfortunate occurrences of collapsed buildings and improvement in the energy sector.
“He wishes the accomplished and multiple award-winning Electrical Engineer a successful tenure.”