The director of Safety Electronics and Engineering Services in the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Engr Farouk Ahmed Umar, has been decorated with the fellowship award of the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE).
The award ceremony which took place at the Grand Central Hotel in Kano, during the institutions 31st Annual General Meeting and Conference, attracted eminent professionals, politicians and experts from all walks of life.
Farouk attended Government Science Secondary School, Birnin Kebbi and the Federal University of Technology, Minna, from where he bagged a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. His quest for higher education saw him at the Lagos State University (LASU) where he obtained a Master’s degree in Business Administration in 1999.
Speaking after the award, Farouk said the gesture by the institution would spur him to continue to strive for excellence in his quest to contribute meaningfully towards the development of Nigeria.