President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of three new Executive Commissioners to serve in the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC).
The president also redeployed of one current Executive Commissioner.
All the appointments are subject to confirmation by the Nigerian Senate.
The appointees are:
(1) Mr. Bashir Indabawa — NW — Executive Commissioner, Exploration & Acreage Management
(2) Dr. Kelechi Ofoegbu — SE — Executive Commissioner, Corporate Services & Administration (Redeployed)
(3) Mr. Enorense Amadasu — SS — Executive Commissioner, Development & Production
(4) Mr. Babajide Fasina — SW — Executive Commissioner, Economic Regulation & Strategic Planning
Mr Tinubu, according to a statement by his spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale, approved the the reshuffling and replacement based on his deeply informed assessment of all factors concerning the sector with a view to establishing a regulatory framework and culture that comprehensively disincentivizes errant behaviour and incentivizes diligence and rules-based business practice across the industry.