Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK) elects Eric Ohaga president for a two-year term
Eric Ohaga has been elected president of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK) for a two-year term.
The latest comes after a heated contest on Tuesday night, in which Mr Ohaga, a Nuclear Scientist, won with a whopping 62% of the 1700 votes cast.
Engineer Lucy Mutinda came in second place, receiving 38% of the votes cast.
The Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK) is a professional body for certified engineers that advocates for their interests and the profession's welfare.
It currently has 9,000 engineers as members.
Eng. Ohaga has 17 years of experience in the energy sector. He is currently the Nuclear Power and Energy Agency's (NupEA) director of nuclear energy infrastructure development.
He previously worked for Kenya Power and Lighting Company, KPLC, where he rose through the ranks to become county business manager.
“My task ahead is to ensure that we have unity of purpose, unity od commonness for the purposes of fostering the engineering fraternity to the next level,” Eng. Ohaga said in his acceptance speech.
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