Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of Farouk Ahmed, as Executive Secretary, Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) with immediate effect.
This information is contained in a statement issued by the President’s spokesman, Dr Reuben Abati, in Abuja on Thursday.
According to the statement, Ahmed will take over from the incumbent Executive Secretary of the agency, Reginald Stanley, who is retiring after 35 years in service.
It stated that the incoming executive secretary, who hails from Sokoto State, was the Managing Director of Nidas Marine Ltd., a subsidiary of the NNPC.
"He comes to his new job at the PPPRA with over 28 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry and a sound commercial and trading background having held senior positions in the downstream sector of the oil and gas industry."
The statement observed that Ahmed had also served as Executive Director (Commercial), Pipelines and Products Marketing Company Limited (PPMC).
It stated that Jonathan thanked the outgoing executive secretary of the PPPRA, for his meritorious service to the nation and wishes him well in his future endeavours.
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