UWAIFO, Solomon Omorodion

DFH; electrical engineer; b: May 7, 1932; ht: Benin City; so: Edo; m: Helen Diagbonya Omoregie, 1961; nc: one s, two d; ed:St. Peter's CMS School, Benin City, 1939- 46; Yaba Technical Institute (now Yaba College of Technology), 1950- 57; Faraday House Engineering College, London, 1958-61; cr: asst Technical Officer, Electricity Corporation of Nigeria, (now National Electric Power Authority). 1957-58; Central Electricity Generating Board, UK, 1962; Maintenance Engineer, Electricity Corporation of Nigeria, Ikoyi and later Apapa, 1962-63; engn/mgr., Onitsha, 196365; Planning and Design Engr. Headquarters, 1965-67; snr. Commercial engr. Headquarters, 1968-70; District Manager, Kaduna, 1970-71; Area Manager, North, Kaduna, 1971-73; Representative, Electricity Corporation of Nigeria on Management of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi; Examiner, Electric Power Engineering. 1973-75; ch/ceo. Omo Uwa Partnership Consulting Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, since 1981; dir. Atlantic Coast Oil and Gas Company Ltd, since 1997; Consulting Engr. University of Benin Teaching Hospital Board, 1974-92;University of Calabar, 1979; University of Ibadan, 1983;Federal Capital Development Authority, 1981-83; Federal Ministry of Communications, 1982-85; State House, Abuja, 1988; National Electric Power Authority, 1988-90;mm: SpecialCommittee for the Re-organisation of the Electric Power Industry, 1978; Presidential Committee for the Reorganisationof National Electric Power Authority, 1983; Institution of Electrical Engineers, 1968; Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship, 1969; f: Nigerian Society of Engineers, 1983. h: BestElectrical Engineering Student, Yaba Technical Institute, 1957. publ: Electric Power Distribution Planningand Development, first published 1994, revised 1998,Malthouse/Hanon Publishers, Lagos; Let Them Bleed, an epistolary novel, Hanon Publishers, Lagos, 1997. hob: writing, photography, off: 11, Maryland Crescent, Maryland, Ikeja. tel: 01-4978022, 01-4960481.
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