UMUDALA, formerly sponsored by Mr. Emma OBIJIOFOR
Formerly sponsored by Barrister Edozie Ezeozue
THE SPONSOR OF THE NANKA STUDENTS’ UNION ANNUAL QUIZ COMPETITION FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS
EDUCATION: Passed out from Bishop Shanahan College, Orlu.
Holds a B.Sc Industrial Physics from ASUTECH, Enugu (now, Enugu state University of Technology) 1988
M.Sc Applied Geophysics-UNIZIK (1991)
PGD. Process instrumentation-FUTO (1998), and Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Petroleum and Gas (2005)
CAREER: He has worked at various capacities in NNPC as follows: Process instrumentation and control Engineer at Port Harcourt refining Company, P.H, Chief Geophysicist-Subsurface Development at Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC/NNPC) Benin. He is currently, the deputy Manager Geomatics in Exploration department of NPDC.
At present, he is nominated to be the Lead Engineer for NNPC Gas Handling Plant and Flow Station projects in Benin.
In the course of his career and capacity development he has travelled severally to many countries abroad (UK, US, FRANCE and DUBAI) to acquire the relevant skills and managerial experience under strategic partnership to enable him deliver better in his career as an Engineer and a Geoscientist.
Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE)
Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
America Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Nigeria Institute of Instrument and Control Engineers (NIICE)
ACTIVISM: Was a very active member in the students’ unionism both at village and town level. He was the organizing secretary to the defunct Nanka Youth Movement, and still an active member of NANKA ELITES FOUNDATION. Member, Gideon International, Delights much in Mission work promoting the gospel.
HOBBY: Playing lawn tennis, playing/listening to good music, watching soccer, science/nature documentaries and charity.
He is happily married and blessed with children.