Award of the Shield of Professional Excellence (SPX)


The Award of The Shield of Professional Excellence (SPX) is a post fellowship award instituted in 2008 to be bestowed on nominated individuals with at least two supporters.

It is a merit based conferment on members who have remained committed to the Divisionand have been awarded fellowshipof The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) or meets the criteria for it.


The award recipients are regarded as custodians of the profession in the country and are therefore expected to position themselves to advice, represent, advocate and support the development of the profession and the Division whenever they are called upon. The Shield is a reward and an encouragement for those who toiled and towed the paths of excellence and commitment to our professions in the Division.


  • A recipient must be at least 20 years post-graduation,
  • Have demonstrated exceptional feat or contribution in some aspects of professional practice
  • Have through the years committed themselves to the development of the profession and the Division.
  • Major professional achievement/ contribution.
  • Financial Commitment to the Division.
  • Duration of Associating with the Division.
  • Attendance at Divisionís AGM & Conference.

  • The above are the factors upon which selection was based and only nominees with scores of 90% and above are awarded the Shield.

    In the just concluded 2017 National Conference, Professor. D. E. Esezobor, Engr. Mohammed Sanusi and Engr. P. C. Okonji received the prestigious award for their immense contributions and commitment to the Division