PROFILE OF PTI MANAGEMENT TEAM
I am Prof. S. E. Iyuke
Prof. Sunny Iyuke is the Principal/Chief Executive of the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) Effurun. His interests lie in the production of carbon nanomaterials for various applications such as proton exchange membrane fuel cell components, microbrewery, biomedical devices, water treatment and purification, petroleum refining and energy storage. He is National Research Foundation (NRF) rated scientist, registered professional engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA), charted engineer with the Engineering Council, UK, Fellow of South African Academy of Engineering (FSAAE) amongst others. He is a council member of the South African Institution of Chemical Engineers. He has over 160 publications, book chapters and conference proceedings. Sunny Iyuke is a professor of Chemical and Process Engineering and the Head of School (HoS) of Chemical & Metallurgical Engineering of the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). He has produced several patents in nanotechnology locally and internationally including World Intellectual Property Organization of International Bureau. At Wits and other parts of the world he has graduated several masters and PhD (blacks, coloured, Indian and white) students. From 2008 to 2010 he has secured more than R3.7 million worth grant for his research from both National Research Foundation (NRF) and Industries. He collaborates in research with NASA, USA, Vaal University of Technology (VUT), Schools of Chemistry and Pharmacy at Wits, Department of Chemical Engineering of the University of Pretoria, and Institute of Fuel of the Faculty of Engineering, National University of Malaysia. Prof Iyuke is a registered Professional Engineer (Pr Eng) with the Engineering Council of South Africa and a Chartered Engineer (CEng) with UK Engineering Council, London. He is also the vice president of Council of the South African Institution of Chemical Engineers. He is one of the top nanotechnologist in South Africa.
I am Clement Siakpere
The Registrar, Mr. Onobrorhie C. Siakpere holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Education/Mathematics from the University of Calabar, Cross-River State in 1987; and Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State, in 1999. Mr. Siakpere who has over 20 years experience in Management, is a fellow, Institute of Policy Management Development (fIPMD), fellow National Institute of Companies and Business Administration (fICBA). He is also a Chartered member of Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), Member, Society of Human Resources Management (MSHRM) and a Practitioner, Human Resources (HPRL), Chartered Institute of Personnel Management among other professional bodies.
I am Aliyu Magaji Mafindi
Director, Finance and Accounts
Mr. Aliyu Magaji was born on August 28, 1968, at Tudun Wada, Zaria, Kaduna state. Following his primary and post primary education, he proceeded to the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria. Between 1998 and 2015, Mafindi bagged a Master of Science (MSc) in Business Administration, Master of Business Administration (MBA), and a Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc) in Business Administration. PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP Mafindi is a Certified National Accountant (CNA) ANAN, 2007; Chartered member of Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM); Fellow, Chartered Institute of Cost Management Accountants (ClCMA); Member, Institute of Management Consultant (IMe) amongst others. WORKING EXPERIENCE Mr. Aliyu M. Mafindi started his working career at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 1994. From then till date, he garnered 23 years working experience. He was the finance officer, as a representative of the Bursar in the Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR), National Animal Production Institute (NAPRI) and others. Besides, he also served in different acting capacities as Chief Accountant, Budget and Expenditure and Accountant, Capital Expenditure.
I am Mr. R. T Obashe
Director, Library & Information Technology
Mr. Richard T. Obashe is the Director of Library and Information Technology in the Petroleum Training Institute, Effurun. He holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from Ahmedu Bello University, Zaria and the Univeristy of Ibadan respectively. Mr R. T. Obashe is an accomplished Liberian with versatile experience that spanned over 3 decades in the Oil and Gas Industry. He has presented several conferences/workshops papers cum academic journa;ls. A chartered and certified Liberian. He is a member of chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals of the United Kingdom ( CILIP), special Library Association of America (SLA), and Nigeria Library Association(NLA). A fellow of the corporate Institute of Administration (FCIA), Institute of Policy Management Develpoment (FIPMD) and the Civilian Institute of Democratic Administration (FCIDA) He is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) of the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes (ICMCI) and a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC).
I am Dr. Clement Kayode Oghene
Director of Offshore Technology
Dr Oghene holds a Doctorate degree PhD, Master’s of Business Administration ( MBA), and a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Univeristy of Benin Dr C. K. Oghene is an accomplished Engineer with versatile experience in 16 Civil Engineering Projects. He has written several books, and presented several Conferecences / Workshop papers. Cum academic journals Dr. Oghene is a member of the following Professional bodies: o Fellow Nigeria Society of Engineers (FNSE) o Fellow National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (FNIMN) o Fellow Nigeria Institute of Management (FNIM) o Fellow Registered Administrative Managers of Nigeria(F.Am.Inst.) o Fellow Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers(FNICE) o Fellow Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria(FCIA) o Registered Engineer, COREN o Nigeria Society of Environmental Society (MNES) o Nigeria Institute if Engineering Management ( NNIEM) o Society of Petroleum Engineers (MSPE) o America Society of Civil Engineers (MASCE), among others
I am Dr. Kevin Ikponwosa Idehen
Director, Skill Development Academy
He holds a Ph.D in Polymer Chemistry; Masters of Science in Industrial Chemistry , and a BSc in Industrial Chemistry from the University of Benin, between 1983 and 1998. As a Director of Engineering, he is saddled with strategic responsibility of providing leadership and direction within the Directorate across all aspect of implementation for Academic and Management Policy Dr. Idehen is a recipient of several recognitions / awards, which includes: o Best Technical Paper, NAICE – 1999, Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Nigeria Council o Nominee for the 2001, UNESCO/KALINGA Science Award o Aret Adams Award on behalf of Multinational expertise for best Lecturer/Instructor -2000 and 2002 o Outstanding Leadership and Service Award by SPE International – 2007 o Listed in the Marquis Who’s Who in the World, since the 21st Edition – 2004 o Former Junior Lawn Tennis International and Five Consecutive NOGIG Gold Medalist, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, and 2010 Dr. Kevin Ikponmwosa Idehen was born on the 21st of November, 1959 in Umuahia – Abia State. he hails from Oredo Local Governement Area of Edo State – Nigeria
I am Engr. Samuel Ifeanyi Ukwuaba
Director Of Engineering
Engr. S.I. Ukwuaba who was born in 1960, joined the services of the Petroleum Training Institute on February 1992, as then lecturer III in the Mechanical Engineering Department. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, in 1985, and Master of Engineering from the University of Benin in 2014. Prior to joining the employ of the Institute, he worked with the National Iron Ore Mining Company, Itakpe, Kogi State from 1988-1992, as a shift Engineer incharge of maintenance for earth moving equipment. Engr. Ukwuaba, a seasoned Training Officer and erudite administrator has put his experience to bear in the development of the Institute. He has 12 academic papers to his credit. Some of the papers include: “Tidal Power Potentials in Nigeria, an Investigative Study of Port Harcourt Estuaries”, “Comparative Study of the Reliability of some Lubricating Oils in Nigeria Market”. He has attended International and National conferences and workshops where he presented 18 incisive seminar papers and 23 journals. Besides, Ukwuaba has written five books which includes: “Vibration and Vibration Control, Maintenance Management; Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics; Engineering Design, and First Course in Fluid Mechanism and Hydraulics”. The Director of Engineering is a member of several Professional Bodies such as fellowships, Nigerian Society of Engineers, Nigerian Institute of Mechanical Engineers, Institute of Registered Administrative Managers of Nigeria. Also, Member Society of Petroleum Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Council of Registered Engineers of Nigeria, just to mention but a few. He has won numerous awards in recognition of his contribution to the development of human capital. Engr. S.I. Ukwuaba is happily married with a wife and children.
I am Dr. Henry Adimula
Director of Science
Dr. Adimula holds a B.sc degree in chemistry and M.sc degree in chemistry from the University of Illorin respectively. He holds a PhD degree from the University of Benin. Dr. Adimula is an accomplished chemist and has contributed his quota to the advancement of knowledge through publications in renowned journal and has co-authored two books. He is an experienced researcher with interest in biopolymer and bioremediation of Petroleum hydrocarbon sites. He is a joint winner on two occasions of the Petroleum Technology Development Fund’s (PTDF) research grant competition for the work titled “Immobilization of oil degrading micro-organisms in local cellulosic materials for rapid deployment in bioremediation of oil polluted sites”. He is an active member of the Chemistry Society of Nigeria and the Nigeria Environment Society.
I am Dr. B S. Oyetunde
Director, Research & Development
Dr. B.S. Oyetunde holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics from University of Ile-Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University). He also obtained Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS), Master of Business Administration (MBA), M.Sc. Mathematics and Ph.D. Mathematics from the University of Benin, Benin- City respectively. He joined the services of the Institute in October 1991, as then Lecturer III in Mathematics. He headed the Computer Centre / ICT Unit of the Institute for over a decade and equally the former Head of Department of General Studies. Dr. B.S. Oyetunde is an accomplished Mathematician who has contributed immensely to the teaching of Mathematics for over three decades and has equally worked towards the advancement of mathematical knowledge through publications in renowned journals. He is an experienced Mathematician and Researcher with major interest in Applied Mathematics. His research interests are: Nonlinear waves, Physical Oceanography, Differential Equations, Mathematical Biology and Mathematical Logic. He was a Visiting Researcher, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and the Institute of Oceanography, University of Delaware, Newark, USA. He won Chief Philip Asiodu Prize as the best student in the Master of Business Administration 1995 Entrance Examination in the University of Benin, Benin City. He won the Petroleum Training Institute Best Lecturer Award for 2005. He is an active member of the Nigerian Mathematical Society (NMS), American Mathematical Society (AMS), Mathematical Association of Nigeria (MAN); Nigeria Association of Mathematical Physics (NAMP), Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), Computer Professionals of Nigeria (CPN); Southern Africa Mathematical Sciences Association (SAMSA) and Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) among others.
I am Mrs Hadiza Tijani Sule Momoh
Director/Chief Cordinator, PTI Consult
Mrs Hadiza Tijani Sule Momoh is the Director/Chief coordinator, PTI consultancy services limited. Until her appointment, she briefly covered the duties of the Director of science and also previous Head of Department, petroleum marketing and business studies (PMBS). She is a highly experienced Applied Economist (Managerial and petroleum Economics). She holds a B.SC degrees from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria and MSC from the University of Benin. Mrs H.T.M Momoh is passionate about developing the Nigerian and African economy through social and mental transformation. Her areas of interest include, economic analysis of the impact of foreign direct investment on the Nigerian Petroleum industry, economic benefits of biogas as an alternative source of energy for sustainable development in developing economies as well as promoting women in the energy industry in Nigeria. She has devoted her time and skills in re-engineering the thought process of young individuals towards profitable social impact through the HND and ND petroleum marketing and business studies programmes at PTI. She is a professional member of Nigerian economic society (NES), American Economic Society (AES), National institute of marketing, Nigeria (NIMN), National institute of management (NIM), institute of cost management (ICM) and Society of Petroleum Engineering (SPE).
I am Engr. Dr. Samuel E. Onoji
Director of Services
Engr. Dr. Samuel E. Onoji holds a Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) and Masters of Engineering (M.Eng.) degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State. He also holds a Ph.D degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Dr. Onoji, the Sailor, former Head of Petroleum and Natural Gas Processing Department (PNGPD) has to his credit, 21 research articles, presentation of review papers at both local and international conferences. Dr. Onoji is a fellow of International Institute for Empirical Research and Sustainable Development (FIIERSD), Institute of Policy Management Development (FIPMD) among others. He is also a member of the following professional bodies, Council for Regulation of Engineers (COREN), Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), American Chemical Society (ACS) and the Nigerian Society Chemical Engineers (NSChE).
I am Abubakar Mahmud Dembo, PhD
Chief Internal Auditor
Abubakar Mahmud Dembo holds Bachelor’s degree in statistics in 1986 and MBA degree from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria respectively. He also holds an M.sc degree (Accountancy & Finance) from Birmingham City University and a PhD degree from University Bedfordshire, both in the United Kingdom. As the Chief Internal Auditor, he is saddled with strategic responsibility of ensuring compliance with financial regulations and auditing guideline and enforcing adherence to requirements. He is a member of the following professional bodies: • National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) • Certified Public Accountants (CPA), Australia • Institute of Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Nigeria • Nigeria Institute of Management (Chartered).