Monday, August 17, 2020

Daukoru emerges new NLNG board chairman, assumes duty - ITREALMS

A former Minister of State for Energy and former Secretary General of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Dr. Edmund M. Daukoru, has been named the new board chairman of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG), reports ITREALMS.

The newly appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nigeria LNG Limited has formally assumed duty following a ceremony at the Corporate Head Office of the Company in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. 

The event was witnessed by the Managing Director of the company, Tony Attah, Deputy Managing Director, Mr. Sadeeq Mai-Bornu, General Counsel/Company Secretary, Mr. Aka Nwokedi, amongst others.

At the occasion, the outgoing Chairman, Chief (Dr.) Osobonye R. LongJohn, handed over to Dr. Edmund M. Daukoru after the conclusion of normal Board protocols and processes to facilitate the formal appointment and consequent handover process between the outgoing Chairman and the incoming one.

Dr Daukoru is a former Minister of State for Energy and former Secretary General of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

Also joining the Board as Directors are Engr. Henry Ikem Obih and Dr. Rabiu Suleiman who took over from outgoing Directors, Chief (Mrs.) Cordelia Agboti and Ambassador Bagudu Hirse. Engr. Ikem Obih is a former Group Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer, Downstream, at the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) while Dr. Rabiu was also formerly Group Executive Director at the Corporation and Senior Technical Adviser to Honorable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources on Gas, Power, Refinery and Downstream Infrastructure.

Chuks Egbune/DoP

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