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Head, Works & Services Division
Head, Works & Services Division

FIIRO’s Works & Services Division is saddled with the responsibility of ensuring that the Institute’s facilities and equipment are in functionally sound state and serve their intended purposes within their economically viable life spans. To achieve its objectives, the division is administratively divided into the technical sections listed below, which are each supervised and headed by a CTO

Vision of the Division

To reposition the Works & Services Division to support and promote commercializable R & D activities in fulfilment of FIIRO’s mandate

 Mission of the Division

 (i) To ensure a very high standard of professionalism in the discharge of maintenance activities

 (ii) To provide an enabling environment for the conduct of Research and Development Activities

 (iii) To provide prompt, reliable and cost-effective service to staff, residents and clients

  Electrical Section

1. Servicing and operation of the Institute’s generators

2. Periodic and breakdown maintenance of the generators

3. Servicing and maintenance of air conditioners

4. Repair of faulty lightings, electrical and electronic equipment, electric motors, distribution boards, controllers

5. Supervision of electrical contractors

6. Operation of outdoor substations in the Institute

7. Servicing and maintenance of gas pipelines and gas-fired equipment

8. Installation of new wiring system

9. Installation new equipment and fittings

10.Work with R&D officers on electrical related aspects of their projects

Mechanical Section

1. Regular and periodic maintenance of mechanical equipment in the Institute

2. Repair of broken down mechanical equipment and facilities

3. Servicing and repair of pumps

4. Servicing and repair of pilot processing plants and equipment

5. Welding and fabrication of mechanical parts 

6. Operation of water sourcing and distribution system of the Institute

7. Servicing and repair of laboratories’ plumbing facilities

8. Maintenance and servicing of toilet facilities

Civil Section

1. Maintenance and up-keep of roof gutters

2. Repair and servicing of drains and roads

3. Maintenance of office furnishing items such as cabinets, chairs, tables, shelves, etc

4. Painting of buildings and offices

5. Supervision of landscaping and beautification of the Institute

6. Repair of leaking roofs

7. Repair and painting of perimeter fencing

8. Preparation of estimates for regular maintenance and preservation of Institute’s buildings

Computer Section

1. Repair and servicing of electronic equipment and facilities

2. Computer hardware maintenance

3. Record keeping of computer hard ware and accessories


1. Maintenance and servicing of Public Address system

2. Operation and up-keep of Public Address system

3. Operation and servicing of Intercom and PABX

 Functions of the Division

Preventive and routine maintenance of equipment and facilities in line with installers and manufacturer’s manuals

Operation of equipment and facilities in accordance with standard engineering practice, and OEM’s manuals

Trouble shooting and clearing of faults following safe and international best practices  

Proper record keeping of equipment and facilities in the Institute

Provision of water, electricity, and communication services to support R & D activities and meet the needs of staff, organizations, residents and clients

Regular, periodic maintenance and servicing of generators, water boreholes, drainages, and housekeeping

Proper disposal of wastes, obsolete equipment and fumigation of workshops, laboratories and offices

Liaison with external service providers such EKEDC, equipment manufacturer’s representatives, vendors, consultants and contractors

Installation/ supervision of new and refurbished equipment and facilities

Provision of safety tools and hazard prevention facilities

Periodic reports on the activities of the division and seminar presentation

Any other duties, as directed by the DG/CEO and the management

On-going Projects

Rehabilitation of Pilot Plant III

Renovation of Akinrele Auditorium

Upgrading of the Institute’s Internal Electricity Distribution Network

Rehabilitation of the Institute’s Library

Re-roofing of the Institute’s Leaking Roofs

Enhancement of the Functional Integrity of the Institute’s Lightning Arresting System

Upgrading of the Institute’s ICT Facilities

Repair of the entire Institute’s Furniture Items in Bad Conditions

Upgrading of the Surveillance, Audio Visual Equipment in Akinrele Auditorium  


Contact the Division

Dr. Kalunta Felix Okwudiri

Head, (Works & Services Division)

PhD in Electrical/Electronics Engineering

Master of Science in Electrical/Electronics Engineering

B.Eng in Electrical Engineering

Professional Certificate: The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN Member)

E-Mail: felix.kaluntaThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; felka3This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view

Phone No: +234-8020690237

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