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Energy Commission, Nigeria
Career spans thirty years: from an academic, teaching and research in energy related studies to presently, energy specialist in energy sector planning, strategies and policy/ sustainable energy development. Specific experiences include but not limited to national bilateral & multilateral energy projects design, management and implementation; these include road map for the generation of electricity from different sources; Nigerian delegation to South Korea on Energy Technology and Project Management for Nigeria, 2006; Presidential Technical Fact Finding Team to Brazil on Cooperation on (Power and Energy), 2007; Assessment of Energy Policy and Practices, Nigeria National Committee-World Energy Council Project, Nigeria; Technical Committee for Nuclear Power Programme for Nigeria; National Energy Mission to Canada, 2009.
As a Multilateral cooperation expert worked in community intervention programmes with World Solar Programme (UNESCO/WSP); Africa-South America (ASA) Working Group on Infrastructure, Transportation and Energy; GEF Assisted Integrated Ecosystem Management Project; African-European Union Partnership on Energy, World Energy Council (WEC) Study Group on Energy Policy & Practices; country delegate to World Energy Council and Preparatory Commission for the founding and establishment of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA); Expert panel: On Review and Evaluation of Application for Renewable Energy Development Loan under the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) – Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) for 2016 Fourth Project Cycle; Advisory Committee: On Review and Evaluation of Application for Renewable Energy Development Loan under the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) – Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) for 7th Project Cycle, 2018.
Invited delegate and expert: International Energy Charter Strategy Group Roundtable, Brussels, Belgium, 2017; Renewable Energy Policy & Regulatory Frameworks for Enhanced Conference of NDCs in Africa, 2018, Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Energy Equity and Poverty Issues in Africa; World Energy Council (WEC) Africa Workshop on Flagship Studies, South Africa, 2010; “Strategies for Reducing GHG Emissions in Africa” workshop on the challenges and opportunities of cleaner fossil fuel technologies deployment in Africa, Nigeria, 2009; “Biofuel Development in Nigeria” discussion paper at the WEC Bi-Regional Co operational Forum on Energy for Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Brazil, 2008.
Published many professional technical reports, journal papers and conference/seminar presentations in energy related activities and studies. Some are Lead, A survey of Sectoral Energy Consumption-Captive Power Generation in Nasarawa State of Nigeria; 2018: Lead, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the Nigerian Energy Sector for the Performance Monitoring; Lead, A survey of Captive Power Generation in Nigeria: Case Study of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT); Lead, “A Survey of Public Opinion on Energy Options in the Federal Capital (FCT), Abuja”; World Energy Council (WEC), 2009: Lead Author, Energy Equity and Poverty – Study Report “World Energy and Climate Change: 2009 Assessment”; Contributor, “Report on A Survey of Business Activities in Solar-PV in Nigeria”; Co-Author, “A Survey of Energy Supply and Demand, Related Environmental Problems and Socio-economic Activities in a rural community, with Recommended Renewable Energy and Sustainable Energy Interventions”; “Recommended Incentives to Promote the Utilization of Renewable Energy Technologies in Nigeria”; Contributor, “Report on A Survey of Business Activities in Solar-PV in Nigeria”; Contributor, “Recommended Incentives to Promote the Utilization of Renewable Energy Technologies in Nigeria”, etc.