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Petroleum Commission To Relocate Key Departments To Lagos

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The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) is set to relocate some of its units to Lagos.

This is contained in a memo signed by Dr Kelechi Ofoegbu on behalf of the commission and dated Wednesday, Feb. 14.

The commission said the decision was to enhance its service delivery, reduce operational costs, and make adequate use of its assets in Lagos.

“In line with our objectives of improving organisational efficiency, driving industry growth, and managing office accommodation in Abuja, we are exploring the possibility of relocating certain units to Lagos.

“This initiative is driven by the need to enhance our service delivery, reduce operational costs, and make adequate utilisation of our assets in Lagos.

“Consequently, we are requesting that each department identify and provide a list of units that can operate independently with minimal supervision.

Submissions on the above are expected on or before the close of business on Friday, February 23, 2024.

“This is submitted for your further, necessary action.”

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the development comes on the heels of the recent relocation of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) headquarters to Lagos. (NAN)