Senate Confirms The Nomination Of Four NUPRC Commissioners
The Senate has on
Wednesday April 13, 2022 confirmed the nominations of four Executive
Commissioners of the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC).
confirmation of the nominees followed the consideration of the screening report
presented by Sen. Patrick Akinyelure (Ondo Central) on behalf of the Committee
Chairman on Petroleum (Upstream) Sen. Albert Bassey Akpan (Akwa Ibom North
East) on the Nominees.
include Dr. Nuhu Habib (North West - Kano State), Executive Commissioner,
Development and Production; and Dr. Kelechi Onyekachi Ofoegbu (South-East, Imo
State), Executive Commissioner, Economic Regulations and Strategic Planning.
Capt. Tonlagha Roland John (South-South, Delta State), Executive Commissioner,
Health, Safety, Environment and Community; and Mr. Jide Adeola (North-Central,
Kogi State), Commissioner, Corporate Services and Administration.
while presenting the report said that the appointments of the nominees satisfy
the requirements of Sections 11 and 18 (1-5) of the Petroleum Industry Act,
He added that
the nominees possess the requisite qualifications, leadership qualities and
comportment to discharge the statutory duties and functions of the various
disclosed that no petition and/or adverse reports were received by the
Screening Committee against any of the nominees. He noted that the nominees are qualified and suitable for the positions,
describing them as “fit and proper persons”.
Dr. Ezrel Tabiowo, FAI, FIMC, CMC, FCP, Fsca
Special Assistant (Press)
To President of the Senate
Wednesday, April 13, 2022.