Brief History of the Department

The Department of Civil Engineering, Federal University Otuoke was created by the Senate of the University in February 2016 to run courses leading to the award of Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng) degree in Civil Engineering. It is one of the six (6) Departments in the Faculty of Engineering that commenced academic activities in the 2016/2017 session. Others established along with it are the Departments of Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Petroleum/Gas Engineering. The pioneer students were admitted at the beginning of this session following a rigorous selection process.

Staff list in the Department

S/No. Name Appointment Area of Specialization
1 Dr. Adebola A. Adekunle Tenure Water Resources & Environmental Engineering
2 Dr. Okuroghoboye D. Itugha Tenure Engineering
3 Dr. Opololaoluwa O. Ogunlowo Tenure Environmental Engineering
4 Dr. Francis J. Ogbozige Tenure Water Resources & Environmental Engineering
5 Engr. Alban C. Ogbonna Tenure Highway & Transportation Engineering
6 Dr. Churchill E. Simon Tenure Environmental Engineering
7 Engr. Somina Sopakirite Tenure Structures & Foundation Engineering
8 Engr. Arogo E. Charles Tenure Structures & Foundation Engineering
9 Surv. Ayebapreaye Bukuromo Tenure Highway & Transportation Engineering
10 Engr. Ayebaifiemiemi S. Dienagha Tenure Structures & Foundation Engineering
11 Engr. Akuha S. IORSHAGHER Tenure Civil Engineering
12 Mr. Ariwera A Asara Tenure Geotechnical Engineering
13 Engr. Righteous G. Damini Tenure Structures & Foundation Engineering
14 Engr. Prof. Samuel U. Ejezie Contract Geotechnical Engineering
15 Engr. Prof. Scott B. Akpila Sabbatical Geotechnical Engineering