The federal government through Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria COREN has approved and commenced the constitution of an Engineering Regulatory and Monitoring (ERM) team to regulate the activities of engineering body around Eket region. This announcement was made by the Eket branch chairman Engr. Godwin Umoh (MNSE), during the February general meeting of the branch which held on the 28th day of the month at Villa Marina hotels Eket. It could be recalled that in 1997, COREN established ERM to ensure sanity in the practice of engineering in Nigeria. Through the machinery of ERM, Council monitors and enforces compliance with the COREN Act.


The Nigerian Society of Engineers, Eket Branch was present to celebrate with one of her members, Professor Umana Thompson Itakaeto, FNSE as he delivered his professorial inaugural lecture at The University of Uyo’s 43rd Inaugural lecture. The team was led by the Branch chairman, Engr. Godwin Umoh MNSE with some executives and members. The team left Eket at about 1:45pm and arrived right on time before the event started.
The event which held at Onyema Ugochukwu Auditorium UNIUYO on 26th March, 2015 started with an Opening prayer by The Dean, faculty of Engineering, Dr. Linus Asuquo. In her remarks, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Comfort Ekpo welcomed guests and thanked God for the journey mercies granted those that came from afar. She threw a little light on the topic of the inaugural lecture and showered praises on the lecturer, Professor Umana Thompson Itakaeto, FNSE.

prominent Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Eket Branch, Engr. Prof. Umana Itaketo, FNSE, has added yet another feather to his already well-feathered cap. The Electrical/Electronics Engineering guru, following his promotion to Professor of Systems and Controls Engineering in the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, invites all members of the branch to his inaugural lecture scheduled to hold on 26th March, 2015 at Onyeama Oguchukwu Auditorium, University of Uyo Town Campus by 2pm. This heart-warming development was revealed during the January monthly General meeting of the Branch held at Villa Marina Hotel, Eket, on January 31st, 2015.

He demanded that the branch be duly represented as a group, emphasizing that NSE Eket branch, his branch, would be specially recognized in the event. He then called on the branch chairman to make necessary arrangements to ensure significant level of representation.