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Industrial Training Mechanical Engineer

Lagos, Nigeria
September 22, 2020

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Engr. Paul Edo Abogonye


Paul E. Abogonye is a highly resourceful and remarkable professional. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with over 8 years of top flight post-graduation experience in engineering practice, he began his career as a maintenance Supervisor in Rimco Mining Company Nig. Ltd. Daudu Makurdi in Benue State where he planned and supervised the execution of maintenance programmes for the company’s heavy duty equipments. This was in addition to other engineering roles such as installation, maintenance of utilities and facility maintenance.

In 2014, he joined the Industrial Training Fund as a Training Development Officer. There he has been charged with developing training solutions to meet identified needs in the industrial and commercial sectors of the economy. As an accomplished Learning and Development Consultant, he has `attended organised and facilitated series of training workshops and courses across the states with participants drawn from senior management, middle level management, supervisory/occupational and junior cadres of both public and private sector organizations. He has implemented several skill acquisition programmes, skills upgrade programmes, apprenticeship standardization schemes, modular training programmes to mention but a few. His areas of interest in training include hard and soft skills acquisition, development of managerial competencies, individual and corporate performance enhancement and productivity improvement. Others include training needs analysis, skills gap identification and general training consultancy.

Abogonye holds a Bachelor of Engineering in mechanical engineering from University of Agriculture, Makurdi. He also holds a Diploma in Christian Religious knowledge from Dunamis School of Ministry, Abuja.

Abogonye is a people developer with a passion for mentoring and empowering budding talents especially amongst the youth and young adults. He is married to Esther Olodu and they are both blessed with three children.

Engr. Paul Edo Abogonye

Industrial Training Fund, Industrial Skills Training Centre (ISTC),

5, Olorunfunmistreet (Behind Philips), Ojota, Ikeja-Lagos.

E-mail: :+234**********, +234**********


Date of Birth: 03 Oct. 1979

State of Origin: Benue State

Local Government Area: Apa

Nationality: Nigerian

Sex: Male

Marital Status: Married

Number of Children Three


University of Agriculture, Makurdi

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (B.Eng ) 2nd Class Lower, 2010

Diploma in Christian Religious Knowledge 201 0

Wesley High Sch. Otukpo, Benue State

Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSC) 1999

First School Leaving Certificate

Ojira 1Primary School, Otukpo, Benue State. 1994


Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor, Rimco Mining Company Ltd.

Duadu Makurdi Feb 2012 – Apr 2014

Training Development Officer,

Industrial Training Fund (ITF) May 2014 – Date


Rimco Mining Company Ltd. Duadu Makurdi:

Supervision, co-ordination and scheduling of activities of maintenance personnel assigned to maintain industrial machinery and other heavy duty equipment.

Designing, planning, supervision and implementation of planned preventive maintenance operations for machinery and various machine tools.

Planning and implementation of strategies to meet work schedules and liaising with other departments to execute maintenance activities

Ensuring proper documentation and reporting of job tasks and other operations.

Oversight of safety equipment and installations.


Conducting systematic investigation, and Training Needs Assessment (TNA) to identify performance gaps.

Designing, developing and implementing appropriate Training Interventions to address identified trainable skills (performance) gaps.

Standardization of In-company apprenticeship training schemes through Appraisal, Installation/Harmonization and Inspection stages to ensure conformance to National Apprenticeship Standard (NAS).

Direct Training Services in Hard and Soft skills trade areas.

Training and supervision of students on Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES)

General mechanical engineering practice etc.


Registered Engineer (COREN) 2019


Automobile Diagnostics and Maintenance workshop Oct. 2018

Work place safety workshop 0ct 2017

Plumbing and Pipe-fitting Workshop May 2016

Internship program with Peugeot Oct.– Dec.2016

Research and Consultancy Methodology Workshop Oct. 2015

Instructional Techniques Workshop July 2015

Performance Appraisal Workshop April 2014


Reading, Meditation, News and Current Affairs, Learning and Development Consultancy, Professional Performance Enhancement, Leadership Development, Sports etc.


Ability to work under stress with little or no supervision.


Engr. Sonnie .O Ogboji

Principal Development Officer

Industrial Training Fund

ISTC Ikeja Lagos State. 080********

Dr. Alex Edeoja

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,

University of Agriculture,

P.M.B 2373 Makurdi,

Benue State. 080********

Engr. Habiba Javan

Assistant Director

Industrial Training Fund

ISTC Ikeja Lagos State.



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