Jonathan okays Stanley, Olorunsola as new PPPRA, DPR bosses

15 November 2011, Sweetcrude, ABUJA — PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of Mr. Reginald Chika Stanley as the Executive Secretary of the Petroleum Products Pricing and Regulatory Agency, PPPRA.

This was contained in a statement by Dr Reuben Abati, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity.

Abati said Jonathan also approved the replacement of Mr. Andrew Obaje by Osten Oluyemisi Olorunsola, currently the vice president (Gas) at Shell Upstream International, as the Director, Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR.

Both appointees have many years of experience at senior managerial levels in the petroleum industry.

Stanley, who is currently the Group General Manager in charge of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s New Business Development Division, is to replace the incumbent Executive Secretary, Mr. Goody Chike Egbuji.

In his over 32 years in the industry, Mr. Stanley has served as Marketing Manager, NLNG; Executive Director, Duke Oil Company, UK; Executive Director (Commercial), PPMC; Managing Director, PPMC; and Managing Director, Hyson Limited. He hails from Abia State.

Also, Mr. Olorunsola has been in the industry for 31 years and has served as Strategic Business Adviser to the Minister of Petroleum Resources (2008-2009); Manager, Opportunity Delivery and Studies Centre at Shell.

He is an indigene of Kogi State. Both appointments take immediate effect.

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