Meet the Director
Crutech Consultancy Services Limited (CCSL) is incorporated as a consultancy and general contracting firm in August 28, 2009 with registration No. RC 841650. The company is established by the Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH), Calabar to tap on her abundant human capital resources in engineering, environmental and urban sciences, accountancy, agricultural extension and education. The company which is a multi-disciplinary integrated firm has brought together the various technical, academic and professional disciplines in the University. The Company has a team of seasoned academics and professionals with considerable expertise in contract administration and supervision, both traditional and modern techniques of manpower training and development, project implementation as well as financial and management consultancy. The core objective of CCSL is to optimise deliverables and ensure maximum client satisfaction, within the limits of available resources. The company strives to provide personalized and objective services to individual clients and handles every project, large or small, with a high degree of quality and efficiency.
With the present state of competitiveness in the economy, human capital deficiency in modern corporate management techniques, stringent budgetary controls and critical path time schedules, organizations to be competitive and relevant calls for robust training and service reorientation. CCSL is able to provide this highly technical and organisational resource competence through the wide-ranging professional skills of its experts. The firm possesses a full range of capabilities to plan, programme, design and implement targeted projects and programmes successfully for organisations.
To be the forerunner and best University based consultancy outfit within the committee of Universities in Nigeria.
To aspire to attain the reputation of Centre of Excellence in consultancy services in Engineering, Architecture, Urban planning, Educational, Agricultural and Management Technologies and Sciences for the overall benefit of the University and the Society in general
The principal objective is to undertake project management, contract administration, consultancy services, outsourcing management and training for the good of the society.
Mr Uket Ewa is the Managing Director and Chief Executive. Until his appointment as the managing director, he lectures in the department of Accountancy of Cross River University of Technology majoring on forensic accounting and corporate governance, investigation and public sector accounting. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1992 from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). He is presently a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), an Associate Member of Certified Fraud Examiners of USA. He graduated from the University of Calabar were he obtained his bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Accounting. He served as the pioneer Bursar of Cross River University of Technology from November 2002 to November 2012. He single headedly prepared the accounting manual of the University and set up the accounting system in operation in the bursary department of the University. He has vast professional experience both in the private and public sectors having worked in the banking, manufacturing and consultancy sectors both in Nigeria and abroad.
Scope of Services
The robust department of Architecture enhances in the University CCSL to provide world class architectural services from feasibility studies, preliminary designs, working drawings, preparation of tender documents, tender analysis, and supervision, to completion and management of projects.
Urban Planning and Management:
The department of Urban and Regional Planning is equipped with faculty staff to handle various eco-system studies, environmental impact analysis (EIA) and urban planning advisory services.
The Company provides urban designs, urban renewal schemes, estate layouts, site plans, Site Reconnaissance surveys, etc. We are also experts in design and construction of hard and soft landscaping. The staff have been involved in various projects in the above fields.
In Planning, our services include Master planning; land use planning; urban planning; town and regional planning; cadastral and zoning maps; environmental planning; survey and mapping.
CCSL staff have been involved in the design and supervision of a number of residential and public buildings in Nigeria and abroad. The Centre leverages on the equipment and facilities in the university faculty of engineering. The company is capable of executing turnkey contract services.
Other project management services offered include: preliminary studies and planning, design and plan approval, contract documentation, execution planning, construction management, feasibility studies, CAD and computer analysis, cost control and quantity surveying.
Our engineering services include Civil, Structural, Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical, Sewage and Drainage, Infrastructure, Water Supply and Boreholes, Bridges and Marine Works.
The Company is equipped with seasoned professionals to carry out the preparation of Bills of Quantities, Contract documentations, Tender Analysis and Tenders Evaluation services. In this era of good corporate governance where efficiency, effectiveness and economy are key in project conceptualisation and management, The burden of accountability and transparency is completely removed from the client.
Financial and Management Consultancy services
The company has seasoned resource personnel drawn from the faculties of education, management, agriculture, engineering, environmental sciences and sciences to handle manpower training and development in education, personnel training, finance and accounting and forestry resource management. The Centre resource personnel have been involved in the following manpower training in the state:
(1) Training of Teachers
(2) Training of Local Government Council Staff
(3) Training of staff of the civil service commission
(4) Training of Forestry guard
Interiors and Exteriors
CCSL specialises in interior and exterior decoration of residential and public buildings. These include the interior of hotels, soft and hard furnishing of residential and public buildings, interior decoration of exhibition pavilions, shops, Restaurants, acoustics technology and supply, as well as installation of conference services equipment, illumination and lighting of both commercial and public buildings.
MANAGEMENT AND RESOURCE PERSONNEL
Engr. Ikpeme Okon Edide was born in November 1956. He graduated from Plymouth Polytechnic (Plymouth University) England in 1981 with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Master degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Federal University of Technology, Owerri in 2004. He is a registered engineer (COREN) with registration No3895. He is a member of Nigerian Institute of Management and corporate member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE). Engineer Edide has a certification in engineering management of water supply schemes from National Water Resources Institute, Kaduna. He has vast experience in civil engineering design, supervision and water engineering having worked in the core civil service as Assistant Director, Rural Infrastructure with DFRRI to Director Civil with the Ministry of Works and then the University as Director of Works. He is presently the company Engineer. He has published widely in engineering and environmental sustainability.
Mr Patrick Oko Ogah, Esq is the company secretary. He is an erudite graduate of law and has practiced corporate law and administration for over a decade. He graduated from the University of Calabar in 1998 and the Nigerian Law School in 2002. He has a post graduate diploma in Public Administration. Mr Ogah has worked in various units of the Registry of Cross River University of Technology. Until his appointment as the company secretary, he was the Principal Assistant Registrar in the bursary department of the University responsible for the coordination of the administrative work of the bursary. He is a member of the Nigeria Bar Association, Member Nigeria Institute of Management and Member, NNUPA.