June 22, 2024
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Nigeria: Seplat Energy Recognised For Building Human Capacity Through Scholarship Programs

A leading indigenous energy company in Nigeria, Seplat Energy has been recognised by the Oil & Gas Trainers’ Association of Nigeria (OGTAN), at its at its 2024 Annual HCD Awards ceremony, for its Outstanding National Human Capital Development (HCD) Scholarship Scheme. The event was held in Lagos with industry operators, regulators, the academia, and media, amongst others, in attendance.

With the theme  ‘Consolidating Human Capital Development Through Domestication of Skills’, OGTAN commended Seplat Energy for building human capacity through its scholarship programmes, which have been sustained over the years across Nigeria.

Upon the creation of OGTAN in 2010, the association  was issued with a 15-point mandate by the Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB). It has since then, continued to enhance human capacity development in the oil, gas and energy sector by interfacing with all industry stakeholders to build local human capital capacity in Nigeria.

The Seplat Energy National Undergraduate Scholarship started in 2014 for its host communities, States, and the Nation. Since then, the programme has provided scholarships to several Federal and State University undergraduate students, from their second year of study and above.

The Scholarship Scheme is the Company’s educational programme to assist indigent students in federal and state universities fulfil their educational aspirations.

The chairman, Board of Trustees, OGTAN, Dr. Afe Mayowa, whilst presenting the Award to Seplat, said “We are here to recognise excellence and reward the same. Seplat Energy is a trailblazer as far as this is concerned; and for us, the award today is aimed at encouraging the company, and further propel it to do more.”

Seplat Energy was represented at the ceremony by: Akinyemi Akinyoade, Senior Manager, Process, Planning & Performance Management, Supply Chain Management; Stanley Opara, Manager Corporate Communications; and Simeon Ogari, Lead Nigerian Content.

They thanked thanked the association for its commitment to the growth of the energy sector and for the recognition of the contributions of Seplat Energy in Nigeria.

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