*Honorary Doctorate Degree Awards: “You Are An Accomplished Professional, World-Class Engineer & Educator”, VC CUICI, USA Tells Engr. Dr. Kenechukwu Kingsley Nwangwu*.

*******UNESCO Laureate Commends Engr. Kenechukwu As Recipient of Crown University’s Honorary Doctorate Degree

****”VC CUICI USA Says Engr. Dr. Kenechukwu Kingsley Nwangwu Is A Seasoned Professional, An Accomplished, World-class Engineer, Educator.

********Aremu Tasks Engr. Dr. Kenechukwu Kingsley Nwangwu On More Service To Humanity As Good Ambassador of CUICI, USA.

By Victor Bieni, Asaba

His Royal Highness (H.R.H) Duke Of The Kingdom Of Atlantis in Singapore and Vice-Chancellor Crown University, USA, Prof Sir Bashiru Aremu has lauded Engr. Dr. Kenechukwu Kingsley Nwangwu on excellent performance in both private and public sectors as a seasoned Oil & Gas Professional, an accomplished & World-class Engineer, Educator and his disposition to young talent development towards societal development as Engr. Dr. Kenechukwu Kingsley Nwangwu who was one of the eminent Nigerians, Africans, global scholars recently bagged Crown University’s Honorary Doctorate Degree during a one day Summit in Lagos.

The media learnt this today being on Sunday, April 28, 2024 from World Acclaimed Distinguished research Universities Professor Sir Bashiru Aremu in a press statement personally signed by him, which was made available to some group of Journalists in Asaba, Delta State capital by his Executive Assistance On Media, Publicity and Communication Matters, Comrade Sir Bieni Victor Emenike as UNESCO Laureate tasks Engr. Dr. Kenechukwu Kingsley Nwangwu, one of the recipients of Crown University’s Honorary Doctorate on service to humanity.

The statement by VC CUICI, USA reads in parts: “I, UNESCO Laureate and CUICI VC Commends Engr Dr Kenechukwu Kingsley Nwangwu as one of the recipients of Crown University Int’l Chartered Incorporated, USA’s globally recognized Honorary Doctorate Degree certificate. I urge you to contribute more to Oil and Gas sector, Science & Technology sectors of the country Nigeria, Africa and globally. Also be good Ambassador of our reputable institution, Crown University Int’l Chartered Incorporated, USA anywhere in the World for sustainable growth and development of the society”.

“Engr. Dr. Kenechukwu Kingsley Nwangwu is an exceptional Professional Engineer with decades of experience in Public and Private sector (Oil & Gas business) and had rendered service exceptional service to humanity. He is a great woman and humility personified. A woman with excellent profile as a virtuous, woman of great value who has served Nigeria, Africa and the world at large(humanity in general) with her time and resources. He has contributed to societal development in various ways and in different sectors of global economy, especially in areas such as Oil and Gas, Educational Research, Health, Safety, Communication Strategy, Business & Project Management, Young talent development, capacity development, Engineering-Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics and others to mention but a few. I urge to you to keep it up! Aspire more, work more harder to render more service to your creator. The entire management, staff of CUICI, USA wishes you the best in life. God bless you richly”.

“Professor Sir Bashiru Aremu, Emeritus Professor whose profile and global activities speaks volumes is His Royal Highness, His Excellency, Duke of the Kingdom of Atlantis, Singapore. UNESCO Laureate is the Vice- Chancellor, Crown University International Chartered Incorporated, USA, Grand Commissioner/President, World Accreditation Commission, USA, Global Vice Chairman, Royal University of the Kingdom of Atlantis, Singapore; Grand President, International Chartered World Learned Society, USA”.

“The Crown University International Chartered in Inc. USA is a global recognized private research university which offers professional vocational training and higher education. It serves as an autonomous global recognized university, offering education and practical skill in the courses taught at its official partner’s constituents campuses at government regulated universities worldwide and online operation”.

“Crown University International Chartered Incorporated Inc. Entity is duly incorporated under the International Laws of 1704,1776 and 1787 in United States of America with chartered file number: 7594662 as a worldwide recognized teaching and research university with International Trade Mark registered of logo with an international trademark order of receipt number: 668383, Customer number:270163 in United States of America”.

“Engr Dr. Kenechukwu Kingsley Nwangwu is the Managing Director/CEO of First Independent
Power Limited, 541MW on-grid power generation business in Rivers State, Nigeria. Previously, he was the Operations Manager/CEO of the Shell AfamVI 650MW Combined Cycle Power Plant (SPDC Joint Venture Nigeria Limited) in Rivers State, Nigeria. Both plants contribute significantly to the national grid energy since inception”.

“He is a passionate value
creator, productivity driven, aimed at helping others maximize their potential and release
their dreams.
He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics Engineering from University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Also, he had bagged (B. Eng) Post Graduate certification in Oil & amp; Gas Engineering from Robert Gordon University,
Scotland and Master’s Degree in Petroleum Technology from Curtin University of
Technology, Australia”.

“Kenechukwu Kingsley Nwangwu holds a Doctor of Business Administration (Honoris Causa) specializing in Oil, Gas and Power from Commonwealth University International Office, UK.
And another Doctor of Business Administration (Honoris Causa) in Leadership & amp; Strategic Management from Maverick Business Academy London. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) in Entrepreneurship & amp; Business Management from Prowess University USA. He also has a Doctor of Divinity from Trinity Bible University, USA”.

“Kenechukwu Kingsley Nwangwu is an accredited Process Leadership Lean Practitioner, Certified Quality Management
System (QMS) Auditor and a Trained Technical, Health, Safety, Social, Environment &
Control Framework auditor. He has also attended several training courses both in Nigeria
and abroad. He is a registered engineer in Nigeria (COREN), chartered engineer with the UK engineering
council (CEng) and a certified management consultant”.

“He is a Fellow with 12 notable institutions such as NSE (Nigeria Society of Engineers), NIEEE (Nigeria Institute of
Electrical and Electronics Engineers), IET (Institution of Engineering & Technology, UK),
NIPE (Nigeria Institute of Power Engineers), Center for Public Service Productivity and
Development (CeProd) and has Doctoral fellowship award from four notable global

“Engr Dr. Kenechukwu Kingsley Nwangwu strongly holds the principles of professional excellence and ethics. And
always endorses the values and models of professional institutions with intentionality.
He started his professional journey in Shell Plc (SPDC JV) about 26 years ago, after a short career with ExxonMobil Nigeria and Tractor & amp; Equipment Nigeria – Caterpillar Division”.

“His career includes roles in Instrumentation Control & Automation, Maintenance & Integrity Assurance, Reliability Engineering, Oil & Gas Production Operations, Asset Management,
Operations Readiness/Assurance, Stakeholder & Interface management, Business
transformation & Change Management, Strategy Alignment, Continuous Improvement/Lean,
Programme/Project design management, Process Design & Implementation, KPI management
systems, and Commercial Power Plant Asset (Profit & Loss) management, across several
assets in Nigeria and Kazakhstan”.

“Engr. Dr. Kenechukwu Kingsley Nwangwu was a project engineer (Control & Automation) involved in the commissioning/ startup/
operationalization of the first crude oil export terminal with a distributed control systems (DCS) in the country in the nineties. At the terminal, he mentored, coached, and developed next generation workforce capability through structured knowledge management practices
and ROCK (Retention of Critical Knowledge) processes”.

“Between 2008 and 2010, as a Production Unit Manager, he managed a 1.1bscf/day worldclass
integrated gas plant that supplies gas to the Nigerian Liquified Natural Gas (NLNG) with
condensate spiking and associated gas compression capability.
In 2011, he joined the Kashagan Project in the republic of Kazakhstan as an operations
readiness and assurance consultant with focus on Maintenance, QHSE, and Offshore project
to asset delivery”.

“The project achieved its first commercial oil in 2013. In 2014, he moved back to Lagos, Nigeria (SNEPCo), as the Business Improvement Manager for the Offshore Asset. In this role, he managed and drove the Bonga Business Improvement Plan (BBIP) program tagged “Bonga Unleashed 210” and the Sea Eagle Improvement
initiatives tagged “Aspire – E3 (Enhance, Explore, Excel)” to harness and implement identified
opportunities aimed at closing gap to potential towards improving asset performance. This
led to the award of the deepwater Bonga FPSO asset the “Best Asset in Shell PLC” in 2016
and Shallow water Sea Eagle FPSO achieving greater than 98% production efficiency

“In 2017, he moved on to the role of Operations Manager/CEO of AfamVI Power Plant Asset
for the Shell Petroleum Development Company Nigeria, the largest combined cycle Power
plant (650MW) on the national grid, which contributes 14-20% power to the nation. He drove a safety culture transformation program tagged “Auto Pilot Off – Mindfulness” that
resulted in significant behavior changes, workforce productivity and 5 years goal zero

“Engr. Dr. Kenechukwu Kingsley Nwangwu works best in a highly challenging environment and delivers quality results even when
under pressure. He has a strong self-drive, value deliverable driven and consults widely to
ensure product quality. He is skilled in communicating strategy, helping prioritize projects, facilitating collaboration, supporting capability development, and ensuring that people,
processes, and systems align with company goals. He enjoys reading, football, passionate
about people and young talent development.
He is happily married and blessed with three Children”.

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