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President Buhari appoints Dr Dumbari as project coordinator for HYPREP

President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the appointment of Dr. Giadom Ferdinand Dumbari as the Project Coordinator (PC) for the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project under the Federal Ministry of Environment.

 Dr. Giadom holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Geology.

 Dr. Giadom has experience in the evaluation of natural attenuation processes and effective remediation technologies for different scenarios involving contaminants such as petroleum hydrocarbons, heavy metals, and other chemicals of concern.

He is also an expert in Remediation Project Management and was a Consultant with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on the implementation of the UNEP Report on the Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland.

 Dr. Giadom is a member of the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society, the Nigerian Association for Engineering Geology, and a Chartered Environmental Geologist.

 His appointment is for a four (4) year term and is with immediate effect.

 Reporting by Godson Elekwachi, editing by Daniel Adejo.