Sarki Auwalu is new DPR Director
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Sarki Auwalu as the substantive Director, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR).
Mr Auwalu’s appointment was announced in a statement by Mr Buhari’s spokesperson, Femi Adesina.
Mr Adesina said the new appointee would hold office 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.
“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).”