President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved the appointment of Sarki Auwalu as the Director of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR).
Naija News reports that Auwalu would head the Department for an initial term of four years.
President Buhari’s approval was made known in a statement by his Media Adviser, Femi Adesina.
Mr Auwalu, a chemical engineer, has been a driving force of the DPR, which he joined in 1998 as Principal Chemical Engineer.
The new Director is a graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and had his post-graduate studies at Bayero University, Kano, and PETRAD Norway, PetroSkill USA, among other institutions.
Auwalu is Associate Member, Institute of Chemical Engineers, UK; Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers; Member, Nigerian Society of Engineers; and Council of Registered Engineers of Nigeria (COREN).
Source: Naija News