President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has sacked Mr Simbi K. Wabote as the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB).
The President also approved the appointment of members of the Governing Council and management team of the agency.
They are the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources (Oil) Mr Heineken Lokpobiri as chairman; Mr Felix Omatsola Ogbe, Executive Secretary; Oritsemyiwa Eyesan, member/EVP Upstream, NNPCL; Gbenga Komolafe, member/CEO of NUPRC; Bekearedebo Augusta Warrens, member; Nicolas Odinuwe, member; Rapheal Samuel, member; Sadiq Abubakar, member; and Olorundare Sunday Thomas, member.
Special Adviser to the Presiden on Media and Publicity Chief Ajuri Ngelale, who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja, said the appointment was in conformity with Sections 71(1), 72 and 73 of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act (2010).
He said the President expects the appointees to discharge their duties with patriotic resolve to significantly enhance indigenous industry participation in the energy sector as part of the Renewed Hope Agenda’s mandate to achieve the goal of 70% indigenous content during the lifespan of the present administration.