Tinubu makes fresh appointments in gas sector

By John Odunjo

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of a Governing Council of the Midstream and Downstream Gas Infrastructure Fund (MDGIF) to be domiciled in the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA).

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, in a statement on Friday, listed those appointed as:

MDGIF Governing Council Chairman — Minister of State, Petroleum Resources (Gas)

MDGIF Executive Director — Mr Oluwole Adama

MDGIF Governing Council Secretary — Mr Joseph Tolorunshe

NMDPRA Chief Executive — Engr Farouk Ahmed

Representative of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

Representative of the Federal Ministry of Finance

MDGIF Independent Member — Ms Amina Maina (North-East)

MDGIF Independent Member — Mr Edet David Ubong (South-South)

(MDGIF Independent Member — Mr Tajudeen Bolaji Musa (South-West).

Ngelale stated that “the President mandates the appointees to discharge their duties by upholding the highest standards of transparency, discipline and patriotism in line with his administration’s drive to enhance the role of the gas sector in achieving robust and inclusive economic growth for Nigeria”.

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