Ondo State governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has congratulated Engr. Gbenga Komolafe who was recently nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari as the pioneer Chief Executive Officer of the newly created Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC).
Governor Akeredolu, who hailed the nomination of Engr. Komolafe, appreciated President Buhari for finding an Ondo State indigene worthy of the position.
Describing the appointment as evidence of unblemished service, with years of hard work and career-building, the governor said the new appointee, being a Fellow of Nigerian Society of Engineers, FNSE, Council of Registered Engineers of Nigeria, COREN, and member of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, has the required experience for the new assignment.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Richard Olatunde reads: “I am delighted to congratulate Engr. Komolafe on this appointment. It is a great opportunity to further deploy your experience and expertise in the service of the nation. Your capacity and capability are never in doubt. I congratulate you.”
Governor Akeredolu also charged Engr. Komolafe to be ready to surmount any challenge in the course of his new assignment, adding that his years of leadership at various levels of the oil and gas industry has prepared him for the new role.
Meanwhile, the signing into Law of the Ondo State Security Trust Fund Bill by the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, earlier scheduled to hold today, Tuesday, September 28, 2021, has been postponed till further notice.
According to the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olabode, “the postponement became necessary due to other pressing official assignments which required immediate attention”.
It noted that, a new date will be communicated soon, while stressing that it apologizes for any inconveniences the postponement might have caused any one concerned.