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Anthony AttahAnthony AttahManaging Director\Chief Executive OfficerEngr. Anthony Attah is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria LNG Limited.

Engr. Anthony Attah (Tony) is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria LNG Limited.

Tony has over 25 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to his appointment as Managing Director of NLNG in September 2016​, he was the Managing Director and Board Chairman of Shell Nigeria E&P Company (SNEPCo), Vice President for HSE and Corporate Affairs and Vice President, Human Resources (HR) in Shell E&P Africa.

Over his distinguished career across Europe, Russia and Africa, Tony has led various multi-disciplinary teams across diverse cultures. He is renowned for his strong strategic and commercial mind set which is underpinned by a solid technical background and excellent leadership capabilities. His goal in NLNG remains to sustain the company’s historical excellent performance while working to raise the company to the next level and continuing to make NLNG an inspiration to Nigeria as part of NLNG’s vision of helping to build a better Nigeria.

Tony holds a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ibadan and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Benin. He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (FNSE), member of Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), and member of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).

Tony is driven by his focus on people and on delivering business value to stakeholders. His personal core values are humility, excellence, integrity and respect for people.

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Abubakar Sadeeq Mai-BornuAbubakar  Sadeeq Mai-BornuDeputy Managing DirectorAbubakar Sadeeq Mai-Bornu (Sadeeq) is the Deputy Managing Director of Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG)

Abubakar Sadeeq Mai-Bornu (Sadeeq) is the Deputy Managing Director of Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG). Sadeeq has over 30 years of working experience in the oil and gas industry. He is an alumnus of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. He is COREN registered and a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers.

Prior to his current role at NLNG, he was the Managing Director of Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Limited (NPDC), Benin, the upstream arm of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Sadeeq began his work career in July 1985 at Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited (ASCL) as a pupil engineer in the Real Estate Development Department where he was a member of the supervision team for the construction of the 10,000 housing unit Steel Township.

He joined NNPC in September 1987 as a Project Engineer and served as member of many project teams such as NNPC Corporate Telecoms Network (CTN), PPMC Escravos Tank Farm and Butanisation project for the construction of nine LPG depots nationwide.

From 1996 to 2004, Sadeeq served as Technical Assistant to five consecutive Group General Managers in Engineering and Technology Division where he was renowned for his passion for project management, exemplary leadership and drive. Between 2004 and 2007, he was involved as Project Management Team Lead on NNPC’s Transformation Programme – Project PACE working closely with Shell Manufacturing Services and Accenture.

In 2005, he became Deputy Manager in the Technical Services Department responsible for Cost Control and in 2007, Manager, Plant Projects in the Process Engineering Department. From 2007 to 2011, he was General Manager, Joint Ventures in the Renewable Energy Division (RED) responsible for identifying potential partners for the Automotive Biofuels Programme. He was appointed Managing Director, Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Ltd (NPDC) in August 2015 where he was able to ramp up oil production from about 87,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd) to a record 155,000 bopd during his short tenure of seven months.​

Sadeeq was appointed Deputy Managing Director for Nigeria LNG Limited in April 2016. 

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Adeleye FaladeAdeleye FaladeGM, ProductionAdeleye (Leye) Falade is General Manager, Production. He is a graduate of Electrical/Electronics Engineering from the University of Ibadan.

Adeleye (Leye) Falade is General Manager, Production. He is a graduate of Electrical/Electronics Engineering from the University of Ibadan and holds an MBA from Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK. He is also a product of London Business School short-term programme. He is a Fellow of Nigerian Society of Engineers (FNSE), member of Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), and member of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).

Leye is an accomplished technical business professional with distinguished career in developing and implementing innovative solutions that have improved profitability and performance of world class organizations. He has broad and significant global exposure complemented by an ability to manage operations and projects in multi-national and multi-cultural environments. He has about 25 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry with assignments that span various countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Prior to his current role as GM Production at NLNG, Leye was the Regional Asset Management System Implementation Manager for Royal Dutch Shell where he led the IT-enabled business simplification programme across Shell’s upstream, integrated gas and downstream manufacturing line of businesses. Before then, he was seconded from Shell to serve as Operations’ Manager in NLNG between 2015 and 2018.

In the course of his career, Leye has worked extensively in the upstream and integrated gas businesses with strong focus on delivery. He is versed in asset management, production operations, HSSE, maintenance, project, technical audit and business transformation. He is an exceptional leader who invests heavily in people and business development.

Leye was appointed NLNG’s General Manager Production in May 2019.

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Olugbenga OluwaniyiOlugbenga OluwaniyiGM, FinanceOlugbenga J. Oluwaniyi is a Chartered Accountant with a B.Sc. degree in Accounting from the prestigious University of Lagos (UNILAG).

Olugbenga J. Oluwaniyi is a Chartered Accountant with a B.Sc. degree in Accounting from the prestigious University of Lagos (UNILAG). He is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).

Olugbenga’s almost 30 years career spans different industry experiences through which his astuteness as a professional accountant was fine-tuned and by which he gained extensive exposure to diverse oil and gas accounting and finance activities with strengths in Treasury, Budgeting, Taxation and Project Accounts/Finance.

His career in the oil and gas industry started in 1999 when he joined National Oil Plc (now Conoil Plc) after garnering experiences in the Financial Services and Manufacturing sectors. In 2005, he joined the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) where, at various times, he worked as Manager, Banking Operations and Manager, Management Information Systems (MIS) amongst other roles. Until his Secondment to NLNG, he was General Manager, Banking Operations and had responsibility for Treasury Management for the Corporation.

In his various roles at NNPC, Olugbenga contributed significantly to the Corporation’s national deliverables: he co-ordinated the successful implementation of the Treasury Single Account (TSA) policy without disruptions to NNPC’s regular operations; entrenched improved accountability in the process of fund releases to the Corporations SBUs/CSUs which aided improved fund application and control; and also restructured the planning process for payment of Crude Cost to the Federation which significantly made the process more efficient. He also creditably represented NNPC in the weekly meeting of the Fiscal Liquidity Assessment Committee at the Central Bank of Nigeria.

In 2016, Olugbenga bagged the Honourable Minister’s Award as the Most Outstanding NNPC Staff of the year.

Olugbenga was seconded to NLNG as General Manager Finance in March 2019.

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Joseph AlagoaJoseph AlagoaGM, Corporate ServicesJoseph Alagoa is an engineer with over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry.

Joseph Alagoa is an engineer with over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry spanning operations, process technology, planning, asset management, and contract and procurement. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Chemical/Petro-Chemical Engineering from Rivers State University of Science and Technology and is a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers.

Following his graduation from university, Joseph joined National Fertilizer Company of Nigeria and worked for about two years prior to joining Nigeria LNG Limited. He is part of the first group of 16 graduate engineers that joined NLNG in 1998 where he started off in plant operations with focus on commissioning and start-up activities for Trains 1 and 2.

In 2001, he was seconded to join the Trains 4 and 5 Front End Development team working with the FEED contractor (MW Kellogg) as a Process Engineer. On his return to NLNG, he held various operational leadership positions in the Liquefaction Plant.

In 2005, he was seconded to Woodside Energy Limited in Western Australia where he worked at Karratha Gas Plant, a Woodside-operated five-train LNG plant, as Optimization Engineer and later as an Operations Superintendent responsible for LNG production assets. On his return to NLNG, he held different technical leadership positions and, in 2008, he became the Head of Operations for the Liquefaction Plant, the first NLNG direct staff in this position.

From 2010 to May 2019 when he was appointed General Manager, Corporate Services of NLNG, Joseph was Manager, Technical Services during which time Process Safety was formally introduced and embedded; Manager, Integrated Scheduling and Planning where he was responsible for NLNG value chain optimization from feed gas to product delivery; Manager, Production Asset where he focused on Production Excellence and Asset Assurance, and Manager, Contract, Procurement and Materials.

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Akachukwu NwokediAkachukwu NwokediGeneral Counsel & Company SecretaryAkachukwu Adeyinka Nwokedi is the General Counsel and Company Secretary of Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG).

Akachukwu Adeyinka Nwokedi (Aka) is the General Counsel and Company Secretary of Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG). He holds a first degree and a Master's degree in law from the prestigious University of Buckingham, United Kingdom. He is an accomplished legal professional with over 20 years of experience.

Aka started his working career in 1996 as an Associate Counsel with Uche Nwokedi & Co (Solicitors) before joining NLNG as Legal Counsel, Technical & Projects in 1999, rising to the position of Senior Counsel, Technical & Projects, in which capacity he supported the corporate secretariats of NLNG and Bonny Gas Transport Limited (BGT). Notably, Aka also delivered the Gas Supply Agreements (GSA) for NLNG's Trains 3, 4 and 5 and the financing agreements for the NLNGPlus Project. He was also NLNG lead legal counsel for the development of the NLNG Trains 4 & 5 Sales and Purchase Agreements ('SPA') with TFE and Iberdrola and a part of the team that developed the NLNG’s shipping strategy in 2005.

Aka has been pioneer Human Resources Manager for Career Development and Talent Management and later the Human Resources and Services manager for NLNG’s Production Division. He has also served as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of NLNG Ship Management Limited (NSML), a NLNG subsidiary, repositioning the company from loss making to an organization delivering strong performance and sustained profit for the NLNG group, before his appointment as General Counsel and Company Secretary in July 2017.

Aka has strong leadership and motivational attributes with a proven track record in change management and driving organizational efficiency. He has led and delivered several complex assignments notable among which include Fit for 8 organisational effectiveness project, and relocation of NLNG’s Head Office from Lagos to Port Harcourt, Abuja and Bonny locations within a 90-day window on schedule, within budget and without a safety incident. He is also a dedicated coach and mentor, and is an INSEAD alumnus. He has been Secretary General of Nigeria Gas Association.

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Eyono Fatayi-WilliamsEyono Fatayi-WilliamsGM, External Relations & Sustainable DevelopmentEyono Fatayi-Williams has over 30 years of working experience most of which have been in leadership positions.

Eyono Fatayi-Williams has over 30 years of working experience most of which have been in leadership positions in various industry sectors including oil and gas, banking, security printing and manufacturing.

Eyono has held several management positions in NLNG. Prior to her appointment as General Manager, External Relations and Sustainable Development in May 2019, she was the Manager, Human Resources responsible for policy, services, industrial and employee relations; Manager, Commercial Sales Administration, and Manager, IT and Telecommunication Services. Before joining NLNG, she worked in Nigeria Security Printing and Minting Company, MBC International Bank and HACO, a Division of John Holt Limited.

She is an alumna of the University of Lagos(UNILAG) and Leeds Metropolitan University with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a Master’s degree in Corporate Governance respectively. She is also an alumna of Cranfield University and INSEAD Business School, having graduated from the Executive General Management Programmes. She is a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Mentor and Speaker.

Eyono is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Administrators of Nigeria and WIMBOARD Institute, a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM), Nigerian Gas Association and Women in Management and Business (WIMBIZ). She is a member of the Governing Council of Nigerian Employee Consultative Association (NECA), and an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

On volunteer basis, Eyono offers her expertise to support not-for-profit organisations focused on rehabilitation of vulnerable girls and the less privileged in Africa. She is an astute influencer, innovator, and a dedicated technocrat committed to achieving results. She is strategic with excellent networking and communication skills and is passionate about organisational effectiveness, good governance and leadership development and, to her credit, has led many game-changing initiatives.

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Ekeinde OhiwereiEkeinde OhiwereiGM, TechnicalEkeinde Ohiwerei has broad technical, commercial and leadership skills acquired in his career.

Ekeinde Ohiwerei has broad technical, commercial and leadership skills acquired in his career working mainly across Nigeria and Europe. A product of Kings College, Lagos, and a University of Ibadan alumnus, he holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Loughborough University and a master’s degree in business administration from Imperial College, London.

Starting out as a rotating equipment engineer during the construction of Nigeria LNG’s first two Trains, he was soon seconded as a project engineer to the company’s second expansion project. He returned to site to work in turnaround maintenance and later led the reliability engineering team. He was then appointed to manage the first corporate Contracts, Procurement and Material Logistics department, adding the role of Nigerian Content Coordination before being appointed as the plant’s first Maintenance Manager. He moved on to manage the Engineering function, before his current appointment as General Manager Technical Division in May 2019, accountable for capital expenditure, technical assurance and corporate innovation.

Ekeinde has led key corporate activities and initiatives over the years. These include aggregating all contracting and procurement activities across all six divisions; the delivery of the Nigerian Content Strategy for the acquisition of six ships (where he was also a member of the tendering team that negotiated the deal) which delivered in-country capability in manufacturing, design and vessel construction; the Gas Supply Security Module of the NLNG Flex Strategy Review which laid a foundation for more concrete discussions around the use of alternate gas supply sources. More recently, he launched the company’s digital transformation agenda and delivered a road map for the realisation of the asset of the future. 

Ekeinde is a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers and Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), as well as a member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply and has attended leadership courses in Wharton and INSEAD.​

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Ufuoma Otomewo GM, CommercialUfuoma Otomewo is a business strategist and business finance professional with over 19 years' experience.

​Ufuoma Otomewo is a business strategist and business finance professional with over 19 years' experience in audit and across diverse functional areas in the oil and gas value chain. Prior to his current role as General Manager Commercial, he was General Manager/Senior Advisor in the Asset Management and New Energies directorate of Total E&P.

Ufuoma holds an MBA from Manchester Business School (MBS), UK, as well as a B.Sc. (Hons) in Accountancy from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN), the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and the Canadian Institute of Management (CIM). He also completed the TOTAL/HEC Business School's Business Skills and Leadership Development Programme.

Ufuoma began his career with Deloitte in 2001, where he led several audit assignments. He thereafter joined Total E&P in 2003 and has over the years worked in various capacities and locations in Nigeria, France, the UK and Norway. He played key roles in the successful negotiation of several agreements for the trial marketing of the USAN Project new crude oil stream, the negotiation of a joint venture governance process agreement for a portfolio of concession assets, the negotiation of a multi-million dollar indemnity release agreement, the negotiation of several commercial and financing agreements for a bundle of upstream oil and gas projects, the development of the marketing and shipping strategy for a major Russian LNG project and the SPA negotiation for a LNG project in Mexico, among others.

During his career, Ufuoma has had the privilege of working with multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary and multi-structured teams. This has given him insights into how valuing differences within teams can help in sustainable long-term value creation. This underpins his strong focus on exploring value maximisation opportunities and negotiating win-win outcomes for all relevant stakeholders.

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Terhemba Makeri GM, Human ResourcesTerhemba Makeri is a seasoned HR practitioner with over 25 years' industry experience.

​Terhemba Emmanuel Makeri is a seasoned HR practitioner with over 25 years' industry experience.

He holds an upper second-class B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Political Science and Administration from the University of Maiduguri and a M.Sc. in Public Administration from the same university. Terhemba also holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Benin.

In January 1992, Terhemba started his career with Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Limited (NPDC), Benin (a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Development Corporation, NNPC) as Officer, Records/Appraisal/Discipline. From 2004 up to 2007, he was a valued member of the Project PACE Transformation Project that reviewed organisational structure and delivered the Corporation's current Performance Management System, a role which earned him the Group Managing Director's Commendation.

Between December 2008 and March 2010, he was Technical Assistant to the Group General Manager, HR Division/Career Advisor in LNG & Power, Engineering and Technical Services Division (ETD) and Renewable Energy (RED) from where he moved to Hyson Nigeria Limited (another subsidiary of NNPC) as Deputy Manager, HR and Admin. Services. He returned to NNPC's Corporate Headquarters as Deputy Manager, Recruitment/Budget Coordinator HR Division in 2010, and in January 2015, he became Manager, Personnel Information and Compensation. Between February 2016 and July 2017, he served as HR Team Lead for the Alpine/NNPC Restructuring Project. Terhemba was seconded to Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) as General Manager, Human Resources in August 2017.

During his time at NCDMB, he eliminated duplications and minimised inefficiencies through a robust process review and realignment of activities and job roles, embedded a culture of continuous learning, and maintained industrial peace and harmony with zero downtime from industrial disputes.

He assumed duties as General Manager, Human Resources at Nigeria LNG Limited on 9th September 2020. Terhemba is a member of Nigerian Institute of Management, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management, Nigeria and Society for Human Resource Management.