Rak Unity Petroleum Appoints Said Ahmed As Director
By Modupe Gbadeyanka
The appointment of Mr Said Modibbo Ahmed as the director of Rak Unity Petroleum has been announced by the company.
Mr Ahmed, a 1974 Business Administration first class graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, was announced by the Board of Directors of RAK Unity Petroleum Company Plc at its 12th meeting held on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at Block 5, Water Corporation Road, Ijora G.R.A, Lagos.
He is expected to fill the casual vacancy on the Board created by the resignation of Mallam Muhammad Lawan Buba.
Mr Ahmed boasts of a Masters in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh, USA.
He served as an Assistant Lecturer in Administration at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria between 1975-1976 and as the foundation Academic Secretary at the University of Maiduguri from 1976-1978.
Mr Ahmed also served the Gongola State Government in various capacities such as the Registrar of College of Preliminary Studies between 1978 to1985, the Permanent Secretary, Gongola State Civil Service Commission from 1985 to 1987 and as the Director-General of Gongola Staff Development Institute between 1987 and 1988.
He joined the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in 1988 where he served as Executive Director in charge of Services in the Port Harcourt Refinery Company between 1988 and 1994, and Pipelines and Product Marketing Company between 1990 and 1994, from where he retired in 1994.
In 1999, Mr Ahmed was appointed secretary to the Adamawa State Government by the Military Administrator and although, asked to continue with the civilian administration, he left shortly after because of differences in values, perception and approach to governance.