Henry Imariagbe Igiehon obituary

Born 1928, died 2011. A graduate of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (BEng 1955, MEng 1965).

Born on September 2, 1928 in Benin City, Nigeria.

Sheffield University Alumnus: Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Engineering (First Class), July 2, 1955 and Masters in Engineering, July 17, 1965.

Married in Sheffield on September 20, 1958 to Millicent Joyce Maddix .

Former Chief Engineer and Director of Works, University of Ibadan, Nigeria’s Premier University.

Other positions held:

Member Institution of Electrical Engineers (MIEE), Fellow, Nigeria Society of Engineers (FNSE), President, Nigeria Society of Engineers, Chairman, Auchi Polytechnic, Chairman, Delta Steel Co., Aladja, Nigeria, Obaghayomwan of Benin Kingdom, Nigeria.

Passed away on July 8, 2011, in Benin City, Nigeria.

In 2003, Uku Akpolokpolo, Omo n'Oba N'Edo, Erediauwa bestowed upon him the befitting title of Obaghayomwan of Benin Kingdom, within the senor group of chiefs (Eghaevbo Nore) of the realm.

He has served the country in various capacities including Chairman of Auchi Polytechnic, The President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers from 1978 -1979 and Chairman, Delta Steel Company, Aladja, Warri. He was a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers.