Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr Sarki Auwalu as substantive Director, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) for an initial term of four years.
Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad made this known via his twitter handle.
President @MBuhari approves the appointment of Engr. Sarki Auwalu as Director, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) for an initial term of four years.
Mr Auwalu, a chemical engineer, has been a driving force of the DPR, which he joined in 1998 as Principal Chemical Engineer. pic.twitter.com/Le6IphsQRE
— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) December 18, 2019
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).