Biographical Info

  • Age: 58 years
  • Date Of Birth: 1st October, 1954
  • Gender Male
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Profession: Construction Engineer

Contact Info

  • Official Email: info@fmh.gov.ng
  • Personal Website: Visit Page
  • Official Website Visit Page
  • Official Address:
    Federal Ministry of Health, Federal Secretariat, Phase 3, Central Business District, Abuja, Nigeria.
  • Official Post Address:
    P.M.B 083 Garki Abuja.

Age Rank

  • Mr Frederick Ikechukwu Nwekwo
    Director: Internal Audit - MIN. OF INFORMATION

  • Dr. Samson Ameh Opaluwah
    Director: Procurement - MIN. OF HEALTH

  • Dr Folorunso Esan
    Director: Policy, Research and Development (PRD) - MIN. OF NIGER DELTA AFFAIRS

Education Qualification

  • B.Sc: Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.. Ended: 1978
  • M.Sc: Leeds University, Leeds, England.. Ended: 1983
  • PhD: St. Clements University, Turks & Caicos Island, British West Indies.. Ended: 2002
  • OND: Kaduna Polytechnic.. Ended: 1974
  • Diploma: Refratechnique in Gottingen, Germany.. Ended: 1994

Professional History

  • Post-Contract Manager : Archcon Nigeria Limited. Started: 1979. Ended: 1989
  • Estate Maintenance Manager : Benue Cement Company PLC . Started: 1989. Ended: 1999
  • Pioneer Director of Maintenance: National Hospital Abuja in the Presidency . Started: 1999. Ended: 2003
  • Director of Procurement : Federal Ministries of Police Affairs. Started: 2009. Ended: 2010
  • Director of Procurement : Federal Ministry of transport. Started: 2010. Ended: 2010
  • Director of Procurement : Federal Ministry of Health. Started: 2010. Ended: 2013

Professional Qualifications

  • Fellow (Fellow): The Nigeria Society of Engineers (FNSE)
  • Fellow (Fellow): The Nigeria Institute of Building (FNIOB)
  • Fellow (Fellow): The Nigeria Institution of Civil Engineers (FNICE)
  • Fellow (Fellow): The Society of Construction Industry Arbitrators (FSCIArb)
  • Fellow (Fellow): The Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC)
  • Fellow (Fellow): The Nigerian Institute of Technologists in Engineering (FNATE)

Education Rank

  • Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan
    Senator: YOBE - NORTH

  • Dr. Samson Ameh Opaluwah
    Director: Procurement - MIN. OF HEALTH

  • Hon. Fijabi Saheed Akinads
    Representative: OYO - Ibadan South West/Ibadan North West

Main Remuneration (Annual): Not Available
Other Remuneration (Annual): Not Available

Other Personal Information

 

He attended Ahmadu Bello University Zaria {1975-1978} where he obtained a BSc. first class honours degree in Building, Leeds University, England {1981-1983} and St. Clement University, West Indies between {1998- 2002} for the MSc. & PhD. degrees in Civil Engineering & Management respectively. 

 
He was a member of the management team at Benue Cement Company Plc. Gboko who took over the management of the company from the expatriate managers in the eighties and brought the company to the stock exchange as a blue chip investment in 1990. Engr. Opaluwah joined the Federal Public Service in 1999, in the Presidency, as the pioneer Director of Maintenance at the National Hospital Abuja where he supervised the Facilities Management of the then newly installed state-of-the-art hi-tech medical equipment, infrastructure and facilities of the apex-referral Hospital and produced the first documented Maintenance Policy in the public sector in Nigeria. 

In 2002, following a change in government policy, he was redeployed, fully absorbed into the federal Civil Service and posted to the National Sports Commission where he was put in-charge of the development and management of all federal stadia and sporting facilities nationwide. Between 2005 and 2008 he was seconded to the Federal Capital Territory Administration as part of the team that handled the Capital city’s facility management reform programmes of the Obasanjo administration where he participated actively in the introduction of Public Private Partnership in different models to the management of the capital territories' infrastructure and public services.

http://saopaluwah.blogspot.com/2013/09/the-man-engr-sa-opaluwah.html 

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