A highly active man, Engr. Yakubu belongs to several clubs, societies and professional organizations. He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers; Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers; a Fellow of the Nigerian Association of Technologists in Engineering; Associate Fellow, Chemical Society of Nigeria and a registered Engineer of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria COREN.
In June last year he was awarded the Prestigeous tiltle of “fellow of Nigerian Academy of Engineering”(FNAE). Being the youngest invested last year.
He strongly believes in improving the quality of lives of his associates and his community. Over the years he has continued to support the activities of many institutions and organizations through charitable donations, sponsorship and scholarships. Besides professional organizations, some of the beneficiaries of his generosity include individual students, students’ bodies, orphans, aged women, mothers, widows, churches, and several other groups.
In recognition of his contribution towards the advancement of the field of engineering and the Oil & Gas industry, Engr. Andrew Laah Yakubu has received several commendations, awards and honors. He was granted the Presidential Merit Award by the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers in
1997 for actualizing the Escravos Gas Project; the GMD of NNPC Award in 1987 for outstanding performance; commendations from the GMD of NNPC in 1995 for excellent performance in Chief Officer’s Management Development program and several others.
Recognition of his contributions to community developments, in 2004 he was honored with a chieftaincy title: “Iyan Atyap ”by the Agwa Atyap.
Recognition of his contributions to the larger society and humanity Engr. Yakubu has received other chieftaincy titles namely the Okaa Obuluzo of Obosi land (champion of the course of people) and the Nwachinemere 1 of Osisioma Kingdom of Abia State amongst others. (meaning one God chooses to do good things).
He is happily married to Sarah Yakubu with whom he has six (6) children and three (3) grandchildren. He has strong interest in the games of Golf and Soccer.