Valuechain Magazine to award late Barkindo, others at 5th edition Annual Lecture
By Ahmed Ahmed
The Valuechain Magazine, Africa’s leading energy magazine is set to confer a posthumous lifetime achievement Award on HE. Dr Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, former Secretary General of OPEC at its 5th edition Annual Lecture in Abuja.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Chief Host of the event and Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Valuechain Group, Musa Bashir Usman, made available to Journalists on Saturday in Bauchi
He said the 5th edition of the Valuechain Annual Lecture and Awards would hold on Monday, July 25, 2022 beginning from 9:30 am at Fraser Suites, Abuja.
In his words,”Some notable individuals and organizations will also be honoured with awards for their contributions to the development of the oil and gas industry in Nigeria.
“The award categories and recipients are Best Innovative Thinker of the Year, Mrs Elohor Aiboni Managing Director SNEPCo; Most Reliable E&P Company of the Year, ND Western; Outstanding Female Executive of the Year Mrs Aisha Farida Katagum GED, CS, NNPC Ltd.; Most Impactful Association of the Year, Women in Energy Network (WEIN); Torchbearers of the Transition Fuel, Nigerian Gas Association; Life Time Achievement Award Chief Ladi Jadesimi Chairman, NDEP Ltd.”
According to him, the event is organised by MBdotCOM Media Associates, the publishers of one of Africa’s leading energy magazines, The Valuechain.
“The theme for this year’s lecture is: “The impact of Nigerian Content Law: Taking a Cue from the Successes in the Nigerian Oil & Gas Industry,” he said.
Bashir Usman said the event would be graced by the Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, GCON as Special Guest of Honor and will also have in attendance, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, His Excellency Chief Timipre Sylva as Special Guest and the Chairman NNPC Ltd Board Sen. Margery Chuba Okadigbo who will serve as Chairman of the occasion.
Other dignitaries are Royal Father of the Day, HRH Alh. Aminu Ado Bayero, the Emir of Kano who also serves as Chairman of the Valuechain Editorial Advisory Council; NNPC Ltd. CEO, Mallam Mele Kyari who is the Keynote Speaker and the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) as Speaker.