Engr Isah, Joseph Onobere

(Sole Administrator, Ajaokuta Steel Company Ltd, Ajaokuta)

Ajaokuta Steel Company and the Diversification of the Nigerian Economy.

Engr. Isah, Joseph Onobere is the Sole Administrator of Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited. Having joined this Company as an Engineer II in 1982, he rose through ranks and file until he was appointed as Sole Administrator in 2012. He bagged a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Metallurgy from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 1981. He received several training in Nigeria and overseas; notable amongst them was his stint in the former Soviet Union where he spent twelve months, 1983 to 1984 in the art of Iron and Steel Making with special reference to the Blast Furnace Technology. He was also at the Kobe Steel Plant in Japan in 2001 where he got some tutelage in FastMelt Technology of Steel Making. Here at home, Engr. Isah was at the Delta Steel Plant for training in Foundry Production Planning and Control in 1990. He participated in several other training activities.