The IEEE Nigeria Section on Saturday 27th June, 2020 held the second technical and administrative meeting for the year 2020.

The Virtual meeting was held via the Cisco Webex Video conference tool with over 60 members in attendance. The meeting commenced by 10am WAT, with the opening remark from the Chair Engr. John Funso Adebayo. He welcomed all attendees to the second technical and administrative meeting for the year 2020.

Furthermore, the chair urged members to review mistakes from the past for a better future and also borrowed the quote from Martin Luther King (MLK) that  “Lighting makes no sound until it strikes” to describe the current situation the world is facing on the COVID-19 pandemic during his opening speech.

Engr. John Funso Adebayo further revealed the plans for the next 2 years that includes taking the members closer to industry, attracting and supporting students and young professionals, membership drive, section vitality, contact feedback from members and solving challenges.

A presentation on insurance was carried out by Mrs. Olaye Ann from Aiico Insurance Plc. Questions and answers session followed her presentation.

The Administrative meeting started at 11:05am when the Chair requested that the Section Secretary Engr. Abdullateef Aliyu moderate the session. The administrative meeting lasted for an hour.

The meeting witnessed participation of various members from Academia, Industry, government and private organizations.

Group photo was taken and the meeting ended at 12:10pm WAT.

Article by: Engr. Abdullateef Aliyu (Secretary IEEE Nigeria Section)