On Thursday, President of Nigeria, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, approved the appointment of nine individuals to serve on the Governing Council and Management team of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board.

All Nigeria Latest News reports that the appointment conforms with “Sections 71(1), 72, and 73 of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act (2010). ”

This was contained in a statement signed by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, titled ‘President Tinubu appoints NCDMB governing council and management team.’

The appointed individuals include the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Heineken Lokpobiri, who will serve as Chairman, and Felix Ogbe, who will assume the role of Executive Secretary.

Others are: the Executive Vice President Upstream, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, Oritsemyiwa Eyesan, Bekearedebo Warrens, Nicolas Odinuwe, Raphael Samuel, Sadiq Abubakar and Olorundare Thomas.

The President said he expects the council to discharge their duties with his resolve to enhance indigenous industry participation in the energy sector.

Tinubu said this is part of his Renewed Hope Agenda’s mandate to achieve 70 per cent indigenous content and participation in the nation’s energy industry during his administration.

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