OKARU, Paul Newton




B.Sc, chartered electrical engineer, born July 27 1928, Oguta, Imo State; married Valentina Olisa 1959, two sons, three daughters; Education: Sacred Heart School, Oguta, 1935-42, St. Patrick's College, Calabar, 1943-47, Survey Student, 1948-49, University College, Ibadan, 1949-53, Aberdeen University, Scot land, 1955-59; Career: Appointed Head of Operations Division of all NEPA, 1977-81; Director, Asea Brown Boveri, ABB Limited; Executive Director Transmission and Generation; Head of Engineering in NEPA, 1981- 84; Director of Operations, NEPA, 1972- 77; Capital Works and Service Engineer, Electrical Corporation of Nigeria, ENC, 1961-62; Manager, Electrical Corporation of Nigeria, ENC, Abeokuta Area, 1962-63; District Manager, Electrical Corporation of Nigeria, ENC, Plateau District, 1964-65; acting Senior Engineer, Electrical Corporation of Nigeria, ENC, 1965-67; Head of Transmission Rehabilitation, 1970-71; Di rector of Operations, Ministry of Mines and Power, 1973-77; Principal Inspection Engineer, Ministry of Mines and Power, 1971; Assistant General Manger Operations, Ministry of Mines and Power, 1977-81; Consult ant, Montreal Engineering Company, since 1987; Proprietor, NIMAVEC International Limited, 1984; Director, 1984-88; member, Nigerian Society of Engineers, 1995;fellow. Institution of British; fellow, Institution of Electrical Engineers and Chartered Engineer of the UK; Traditional Title: Ogbuagu Oshiji Damanze, Olili Nzele, Ojiabu of Oguta; Hobbies: reading, walking; Official Address: ABB Limited, 46, Industrial Avenue, Ilupeju, PMB 21055,' Ikeja, Lagos State; Home: 23A, Raymond Njoku Street, Ikoyi, Lagos State; Telephone: 01-680-556, 493-7347, 493-7348, 493-7330.
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