A new Permanent Secretary in the person of Ambassador Gabriel Tanimu Aduda has been deployed to the Ministry of Petroleum Resources.
Ambassador Aduda was officially welcomed to the Ministry’s wing of the NNPC Tower, Abuja recently.
Speaking at the welcome ceremony organized by the Directors of the Ministry, the Permanent Secretary asked them to put aside their individual differences and perspectives and work towards moving the Ministry and the Nation forward as he is ready to work assiduously to ensure that the Ministry succeeds in her mandate in the Oil and Gas Sector.
Ambassador Aduda stated that, with the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) in place, “the Ministry will have to work out modalities for the reforms that will now form our new oil and gas industry policy to help us appreciate the beauty of the PIA and how the Ministry positions herself to play her roles effectively in its implementation”.
He sued for evolution of effective means and methods of relating with the various Agencies in the sector aimed at evolving a World Class Oil and gas industry.
The Permanent Secretary thanked his predecessors for the wonderful job they had started. He appreciated the Directors for the warm reception and assured that he will operate an open door policy to enable them relate with him freely.
On behalf of other Directors, the Director, Upstream Department, Engr. Busari Kamoru, FNSE, in his remarks assured the Permanent Secretary of their maximum cooperation to enable him succeed in his assigned mandate.
The welcome ceremony had in attendance all the Directors in the Ministry.
Ambassador Aduda’s deployment to the Ministry of Petroleum was contained in a Head of Service circular with reference number; HCSF/248/III/163, dated 4th October, 2022.
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