President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of three new Executive Commissioners and the redeployment of one current Executive Commissioner to the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), subject to confirmation by the Nigerian Senate.
They are, according to Ajuri Ngelale, Presidential Spokesman,
Bashir Indabawa- The Executive Commissioner, Exploration and Acreage Management is, who represents the North West.
Dr. Kelechi Ofoegbu - Executive Commissioner, Corporate Services & Administration (Redeployed), Represents the South-East.
Enorense Amadasu - Executive Commissioner, Development & Production, South-South.
Babajide Fasina - Executive Commissioner for Economic Regulation and Strategic Planning, representing the South-West.
"The President approves 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 comprehensively disincentivizes errant behaviour and incentivizes diligence and rules-based business practice across the industry." The Statement read.