LADOL inaugurates advisory board, explains growth agenda



A three-member Advisory Board has been raised by the management of Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL).

Speaking in Lagos during the inauguration of the Advisory Board, Managing Director of LADOL, Dr Amy Jadesimi said the company is adequately positioned to take advantage of business opportunities in 2016 and beyond.

Members of the Advisory Board are former Chief Economic Adviser to  former President Umaru Yar’adua,  Tanimu Yakubu, prominent lawyer,  Prof Fidelis Oditah, (QC, SAN) and former Deputy Secretary-General and Chief of Staff of United Nations (UN); Rt Hon  Lord Mark Mallock-Brown.

Malloch-Brown, who is Chairman of SGO, served as Deputy Secretary-General and Chief of Staff of the United Nations (UN) under Kofi Annan.

A Queen’s Counsel since 2003, Oditah practices at the English and Nigerian Bars in a broad range of areas.

Yakubu is also a former Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Federal Mortgage Bank from 2003 –2007.

Meanwhile, Jadesimi said LADOL has all it takes to contribute its quota to the development of the nation’s economy on a sustainable basis.

Speaking recently, Jadesimi said the advent of local content law in Nigeria has reversed the long lost hope of indigenous participation in the country’s energy sector, noting that the development is capable of generating numerous jobs for Nigerians.

She said, “Now that some of us have started investing, we need to work together. We need to strategise and make sure we’re focusing our investment on areas that are going to reap the biggest reward, both in terms of profitability and job creation for Nigerians.”

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