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Tinubu appoints 3 New Executive Commissioners for the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC),

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of 3 new Executive Commissioners who will serve in the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) as well as the redeployment of one current Executive Commissioner, pending confirmation by the senate.

This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale.

The officials appointed are as follows: Mr. Bashir Indabawa — North West — Executive Commissioner, Exploration & Acreage Management, Dr. Kelechi Ofoegbu — South East — Executive Commissioner, Corporate Services & Administration (Redeployed), Mr. Enorense Amadasu — south south — Executive Commissioner, Development & Production and Mr. Babajide Fasina — south West — Executive Commissioner, Economic Regulation & Strategic Planning.

Ajuri in his statement said the President approved this appointments based on his deeply informed assessment of all factors concerning the sector with a view to establishing a regulatory framework and culture that encourages diligence and rules-based business practice across the industry.

The statement reads,

‘’President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of three (3) new Executive Commissioners to serve in the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), and the redeployment of one current Executive Commissioner, pending their confirmation by the Nigerian Senate.

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