Dr. Giadom Dumbari’s appointment as the project coordinator for the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project has been terminated with the approval of President Muhammadu Buhari.
On Tuesday, the President’s official Twitter account made the announcement. In his place, the President has appointed Professor Nanibarini Zabbey
In the tweet, the president was quoted as saying, “President @MBuhari has approved the termination of the appointment of the @HYPREPNigeria Project Coordinator, Dr. Ferdinand Giadom, and the appointment of Prof. Nanibarini Zabbey as the new Project Coordinator, with immediate effect.”
Along with the tweet was a statement posted by the Federal Ministry of Environment, which was signed by Olusegun Shogbola, the Minister’s personal assistant for media and information technology.
It read, “His Excellency PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI GCFR has approved the termination of the appointment of Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project Project Coordinator Dr Ferdinand Giadom, to be replaced with PROF. NANIBARINI ZABBEY as the new Project Coordinator of HYPREP with immediate effect.
“Prof Nanibarini Zabbey is a foremost and renowned Ogoni expert on hydrobiology and has extensive experience and background on remediation-related activities with bias in bio-monitoring and restoration ecology.
“Until his appointment, he was a Senior lecturer at the Department of Fisheries Faculty of Agriculture, University of Port Harcourt. He is the first African recipient of the Association of the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography 2022 Ruth Patrick Award for research and engagement with a critical impact on the recovery of the Niger Delta ecosystem from oil spills and environmental justice for affected communities
Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project Project
The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project is an initiative aimed at addressing the negative impact of hydrocarbon pollution on the environment.
Hydrocarbon pollution refers to the release of chemicals such as gasoline, oil, and diesel into the environment, which can lead to serious environmental and health consequences.
The project involves the use of advanced technologies to clean up contaminated sites and restore them to their original state. The project also involves the implementation of measures to prevent future pollution. Through this project, it is hoped that the environment will be protected, and the health and well-being of people and wildlife will be improved.