Meet the Founder / Chairman of Governing Council

Dr. Gbolagade Salami

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Dr. A.G Salami is an engineer, educationist, philantropist, manager, leader and advocate of peace. He is an indigene of Ukwa, Eket LGA, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
Dr. Emmanuel Ekott is a successful entrepreneur, administrator of repute, conflict manager and a boardroom expert. With several academic publications in international journals, Dr. Ekott research works have contributed widely to knowledege. His mathematical equations for correlation of asphaltene solvation and stability of heavy crude oil emulsions are referenced internationally.

Dr. Emmanuel John Ekott who is a member of Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers, and Nigerian Society of Engineers holds Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from Anambra State University, M.Eng. degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Port Harcourt, M.Sc. degree in Environmental Management from Imo State University, Post Graduate Diploma in Education from Imo State University, Post Graduate Diploma In Chemical Engineering from University of Port Harcourt, B.Sc. degree in Biochemistry from University of Uyo. His secondary school education was at Community Secondary Commercial School Ikot Uso Ekong Eket while his Primary education was at Qua Iboe Church Primary School Usung Inyang Eket.

Dr. Emmannuel Ekott who is a reviewer of one of the world leading journals, Elsevier Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering has also attended certificate course on RESEARCH METHODS organised by University of Pretoria, South Africa; Trust Computing/Engineering course at Dublin City University, Ireland; Software Engineering course at Dublin City University, Ireland; Foreign Universities Linkage Programmes at Dublin City University, Ireland.

Dr. Emmanuel Ekott has received several awards based on his contribution to the society. Notably among the wards are Obongifiok 1 of Eket Chieftaincy title awarded by Paramount Ruler of Eket, Obong Unwana of Ukwa, Obong Oforo Idung Iniang Group of Villages ,Obong Unwana of Idung Ofiong, Obong Uwana of Ikot Udota, Award of Excellence by Rotary Club of Eket, Ikan Idung of Etebi, Award of Excellence Afigh Iwaad Eket, Pillar of Strength by Methodist Church Nigeria, Award of Excellence by The Apostolic Church of Nigeria, Award of Excellence by Nigerian Bar Association, Award of Excellence by Nigerian Society of Engineers, Ambassador of Peace by International World Peace Organisation etc.

Dr. Emmanuel Ekott interests include Reading, Research, Solving Mathematics, Engineering Designs and Exploring Internet. Dr. Ekott is married with three children.