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Professor Ukwuoma flagged off his courtesy calls with a visit to the Faculty of Technology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife on Thursday, 4th September, 2014, where he was welcomed by the Dean and other members of the Faculty.

In her welcome address, the host Dean, Professor Mrs. Taiwo Kehinde, described the DG's appointment as a welcome development and expressed appreciation for the hand of friendship which the new DG extended as shown by his prompt visit to the Faculty barely two days after resuming office. The Dean of Technology highlighted the cordial working relationship that had always existed between the Faculty and NACETEM and then enjoined the new DG/CEO to keep the relationship alive.

In his response, Professor Ukwuoma, DG/CEO NACETEM, thanked the Faculty for the warm reception given to him. He described his visit to the Faculty as a homecoming as he obtained both his bachelor and master's degrees in Chemical Engineering from the Faculty. The Professor of Chemical Engineering and Project Management Technology then promised not only to maintain the cordial interactions between NACETEM and the Faculty of Technology, O.A.U but to even take it to higher levels for the benefit of both institutions.

Other members of the Faculty who were present at the event also expressed their delight at meeting the new DG/CEO and mentioned their readiness to partner with NACETEM in every possible way under the leadership of Professor Ukwuoma like they did with his predecessor.

The new DG/CEO, also visited the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Development Students (IFEDS), O.A.U, the Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Office (IPTTO) as well as the Regional Centre for Training in Aerospace Survey all on the campus of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.