President Muhammadu has renewed the appointments of Chief Executive Officers of agencies under the Ministry of Petroleum Resources.
According to a press statement from the Presidency over the weekend, the appointments were made following recommendations to the President by Timipre Sylva, Minister of State Petroleum Resources.
Dr Bello Aliyu Gusau got another nod as the Executive Secretary of Petroleum Technology Development Fund(PTDF), while Ahmed Bobboi was reappointed as Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of Petroleum Equalization Fund (PEF).
Engineer Wabote Simbi was reappointed Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board.
According to the statement, Dr.Gusau is credited to have run the PTDF successfully in the past four years, keeping faith with the Seven Strategic Priorities he had introduced in January 2017.
These are: Domestication, Cost cutting, Sustainable funding, Efficient internal processes, Linkages with the industry, Utilization of centers of excellence, and Pursuit of home-grown research.
“Mr Ahmed Bobboi gets his reappointment for having run PEF in a way that made it a key and strategic player in the administration’s oil and gas reforms, especially in stabilizing the supply and distribution of petroleum products across the country, among others”, the statement reads.
“Engineer Wabote won his pips for managing the Nigerian Content Development Fund prudently, completing the headquarters building of NCDMB, and also initiating many landmark projects that are widely commended by industry players”.
All the appointments take immediate effect.