Our Team


The BOT Executives Comprises of the following members;

Dr. John N.D Erinne


Dr. Erinne is a highly experienced Chemical Engineer with a B. Sc. (University of Lagos, 1977), M.Sc (Strathclyde University, Glasgow, 1979) and PhD (Loughborough University, 1982).

Engr. O.A Onakoya

Vice Chairman

Engr. Olumide A. Onakoya is a Fellow of the Nigeria Society of Chemical Engineers. He was educated at Government College Ibadan and the University of Leeds, England where he qualified in 1976.

Engr. Afolabi Oladele


Engr. Afolabi Oladele has over 25 years’ experience in the Oil & Gas industry and 12 years private equity practice with oversight of the energy portfolio of African Capital Alliance (ACA).

Engr. Dr. (Mrs) Atoke O. Ogunbayo

Vice President

Engr. Dr. (Mrs) Atoke O. Ogunbayo (B.Sc., M.Sc. Ph.D. FNSChE, FNSE) graduated from the University of Ife in 1975 with a 2nd Class Upper honours degree in Chemical Engineering.

Engr. Saidu Aliyu Mohammed

NSChE National President

The National President of the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers, NSChE (2021 – Till Date)
Engr. Saidu A. Mohammed is a graduate of Chemical Engineering from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.

Dr. John U Nwalor

Executive Secretary

Dr. John Uju Nwalor is a BSc and MSc Chemical Engineering graduate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT Cambridge Massachusetts.


Engr. Onochie A. Anyaoku

Past NSChE President (2018-2020)

Past NSChE President Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers (2018-2020)

Engr. Alexander Ogedegbe


Engr. Alexander Ogedegbe is Chairman of the Boards of ILF Consulting Engineers (Nig.) and the current President of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering (NAE) and Gas Terminalling (Nig.) Limited.

Engr. Akinwunmi Odumakinde


Engr. Akin Odumakinde has over 25 years cognate experience in the Oil and Gas industry with 5 years spent in the Exploration and Production sub-sector of the Oil & Gas Industry in the United States of America.

Engr. B.A. Soyode


Engr. B.A. Soyode is B.Sc. Chemical Engineering graduate from the University of Purdue in Indiana, USA (1965). He later studied at Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York and earned the M.Sc. (Chemical Engineering) degree in 1968.

Prof. Samuel Sunday Adefila


Prof Samuel Sunday Adefila studied Chemistry at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (1970) and Chemical Engineering in Enschede, Twente, Holland (1975).

Engr. (Ichie) Joe Anyigbo


Engr. (Ichie) Joe Anyigbo FNSCHE, FNSE, MBA holds a Bachelor of Science (with Honors) degree in Chemical Engineering from the Lafayette College in the United States in 1967.

Engr. (Mrs.) Modupeola Oluremilekun Kasim


Engr. (Mrs.) Modupeola Oluremilekun Kasim won the African Scholarship Programme of American Universities (ASPAU) to study Chemical Engineering at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

Engr. Prof. Emenike Nyeche Wami


Engr. Professor Emenike Nyeche Wami, PhD, DIC, FNSChE, FNATE is a 1974 MSc Petrochemical Engineering graduate of Gubkin Institute of Petrochemical and Gas Industries, Moscow; and has PhD in Chemical Engineering in 1979, from Imperial College, London.

Dr. Arinze Agbim, PhD, FNSChE


Dr. Arinze Agbim holds a B.Sc. and a PhD from University of London, UCL. He has vast knowledge and experience in all aspects of the oil and gas industry following his 25 years with ExxonMobil mostly in Nigeria but with stints in the USA and Southern Africa (Namibia).

Engr. Jide Anubi


Engr. Anubi is currently the MD, SkyTech, an Engineering company that provides engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services to various Nigerian Industrial sectors.