Tinubu Appoints Lokpobiri Chairman Of NCDMB

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources (Oil), Senator Heinekin Lokpobiri.

President Bola Tinubu has appointed the current Minister of State for Petroleum Resources (Oil), Senator Heineken Lokpobiri as Chairman of the Governing Council of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB).

The President also appointed eight other
qualified Nigerians to serve on the Governing Council and Management team of the NCDMB.

Tinubu’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale in a statement on Thursday said, the appointment was in conformity with Sections 71(1), 72, and 73 of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act (2010).

Their names and positions are as follows:

(1) Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri — Chairman / HMS, Petroleum Resources
(2) Engr. Felix Omatsola Ogbe — Executive Secretary (3) Oritsemyiwa Eyesan — Member / EVP Upstream, NNPCL (4) Gbenga Komolafe — Member / CEO, NUPRC (5) Bekearedebo Augusta Warrens — Member (6) Nicolas Odinuwe — Member (7) Raphael Samuel — Member (8) Sadiq Abubakar — Member (9) Olorundare Sunday Thomas — Member

Ngelale said, President Tinubu expects them to discharge their duties with his patriotic resolve to significantly enhance indigenous industry participation in the energy sector as part of the Renewed Hope Agenda’s mandate to achieve the goal of 70% indigenous content and participation in the nation’s energy industry during the lifespan of his administration.

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