President Mohammadu Buhari on Monday, June 29, 2015, has appointed Mr Mordecai Danteni Ladan, to oversee the activities of the Department of Petroleum Resources with immediate effect.
Ladan, a deputy director, is to take over from Mr. George Osahon, whose tenure elapsed on June 19
According to a memorandum dated June 19, Ladan joined DPR in Nov. 23, 1987 as a Senior Analytical Chemist. He is a petrochemist by profession.
Ladan who was deployed to the Safety and Environment Branch under the then Technical Services Division, rose through the ranks to occupy various key positions within the organisation, including Zonal Operations Controller, DPR Kaduna.
In a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, on Monday, the Head Public Affairs Unit, DPR, Mrs. Dorothy Bassey, said Ladan was appointed on acting capacity.
Source: The Trent