Engineer Yakub is originally from Nigeria and also a proud Nigeria/US Citizen. He is the first child of the family with origin from Ondo State Nigeria.
Engineer Yakub attended Expressway Primary School, Ilasamaja Lagos Nigeria and obtained his Primary Education Certificate in year 1995, and he attended EUBA Boys High School Mushin, which was later renamed to Euba Secondary School and graduated from high school in year 2001. After High School, he proceeded to Railway Technical School, a vocational school where he studied Electrical Installation and graduated after three years with Certificate in Electrical Installation in year 2005. While in final year in the vocation school, he applied and gained admission to study Electrical/Electronic Engineering at Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owoh, Ondo State and graduated with 2 years college Associate degree in year 2007.
Engineer Yakub proceeded to The Polytechnic Ibadan, Nigeria and spent additional two (2) years and earned his complete four (4) years college Degree (Higher National Diploma) in Electrical Engineering and graduated in year 2010.
Engineer Yakub didn't stop there, but proceeded further to China to pursue his Postgraduate Degree, where he spent two years and six months and graduated with Master of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering (M.Phil. Eng.) with specialization in (Control Engineering) from Shenyang University of Chemical Technology (China) in year 2012.
Engineer Yakub is an active member of the global renowned Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Washington DC, USA Chapter in good standing. He is also a member of Shenyang University of Chemical Technology Alumni and member of Association of Electrical Engineers.
Engineer Yakub holds the following professional Certifications: Project Management (PMP), CompTia Security+, IT Network Support (Network +), Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Administration, Computer Technical Support, Microsoft Windows 8.1 Desktop Administration, Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Amazon Web Services (AWS), OSHA, ISO 9001 (2008), ISO 9001 (2015), ISO 17025 and Supervisory Management.
Engineer Yakub started his career as an Assistant Laboratory Analyst with the Federal Government of Nigeria under (Standards Organization of Nigeria) where he made a history as the first Industrial Attachment student to build an Electrical Load Bank and Electric Bulb Testing Panel used as a testing device by the organization while serving as an Intern after which he was offered a permanent position as Electrical/Electronic Laboratory Analyst and he was later promoted to the position of Chief Maintenance Officer of the organization.
Engineer Yakub has worked with the following companies in the United States of America in different capacities:
• Intra Edge Technology Services and Solutions as (Senior IT Support Consultant)
• DHL as (Infrastructure and Service Management (ISM) Engineer)
• DHL as (Information Technology Services (ITS) Field Engineer)