President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of three new Executive Commissioners to serve in the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) and the redeployment of one current Executive Commissioner.
This appointment is subject to the confirmation by the Nigerian Senate.
The new appointees are: Bashir Indabawa — North West — Executive Commissioner, Exploration & Acreage Management
Kelechi Ofoegbu — South East — Executive Commissioner, Corporate Services & Administration (Redeployed)
Enorense Amadasu — south south — Executive Commissioner, Development & Production
Babajide Fasina — south West — Executive Commissioner, Economic Regulation & Strategic Planning
According to the statement signed by Ajuri Ngelale, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Tinubu approved this 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 encourages diligence and rules-based business practice across the industry.