Imam-Adam, Kachikwu congratulates Olusegun Adekunle on OPEC appointment
*Becomes Alternate Chairman of the Economic Commission Board
Mallam Nuhu Imam-Adam like Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu who is the Honourable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources in Nigeria has joined millions of the citizens of the west African nation in congratulating the newly appointed Alternate Chairman of the Economic Commission Board of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
The organisation had on Friday announced the appointment of Olusegun Adekunle.
OPEC made the announcement in a statement released in Abuja on Friday by Idang Alibi, Director Press Ministry of Petroleum Resources.
Mr. Alibi said, “In a welcome development, OPEC announced the appointment of Nigeria’s Mr Olusegun Adekunle as the Alternate Chairman of the 127th OPEC Economic Commission Board.
“Dr Ibe Kachikwu expressed delight at the development while congratulating Adekunle and urging him to continue to work hard to justify the appointment and make Nigeria proud.”
Mr. Adekunle was before this appointment Nigeria’s representative to the organisation.
The Commission is saddled with the responsibility of writing reports and making recommendations to the Conference of OPEC Oil Ministers on oil prices and other economic issues.
It also assists the organisation in promoting stability in international oil prices at equitable levels.
Mallam Nuhu Imam-Adam said, “the news of his appointment did not come to me as a surprise because he is one man who is used to working very hard and excelling in anything he does. It is my prayer that God will facilitate him with the enablement to deliver the task.”