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Tinubu appoints Lokpobiri, eight others to serve on NCDMB Governing Council

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Tinubu appoints Lokpobiri, eight others to serve on NCDMB Governing Council

President Bola Tinubu

Published By: Kazeem Ugbodaga

President Bola Tinubu has appointed Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Heineken Likpobiri and eight others to serve on the Governing Council and management team of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB).

While Lokpobiri will serve as Chairman of NCDMB, Engr. Felix Omatsola Ogbe will serve as the Executive Secretary of the board.

A statement issued by presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale on Thursday, said President Tinubu approved their appointment in conformity with Sections 71(1), 72, and 73 of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act (2010).

See the full list of members below:

(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

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(5) Bekearedebo Augusta Warrens — Member

(6) Nicolas Odinuwe — Member

(7) Rapheal Samuel — Member

(8) Sadiq Abubakar — Member

(9) Olorundare Sunday Thomas — Member

Ngelale said President Tinubu expected this highly qualified body of experts 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 this administration.