Chevron has expressed its intention to strengthen working relationship with National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), as well as its willingness to comply with all environmental regulations in
National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) and Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Ltd (TE&PNL) have re-affirmed their commitment to ensuring environmental sustainability in Nigeria’s petroleum industry operation areas.
There is no modicum of doubt that Musa’s appointment as the DG/CEO of NOSDRA was a career elevation well-deserved. This is considering his impressive accomplishments as a techno-bureaucrat with vast knowledge and experience in the arcane field of articulating and implementing policies and programmes aimed at institutionalising the lofty culture of environmental sustainability in Nigeria’s critical petroleum industry. No wonder, Musa’s appointment to be at the helm in NOSDRA has ultimately generated a groundswell of commendations and expectations from a constellation of the agency’s staff, oil spill response stakeholders and the general public.
The Director General of National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), Mr Idris Musa has shown exceptional concern for his members of staff by confirming their welfare as well as giving them a detailed breakdown of the activities of the agency during the period of lockdown. This happened over a live interactive session on New Media (Facebook) on Wednesday, 22nd April 2020. This platform gave the staff room to ask questions on matters of concerns as well as show appreciation to the DG. To begin the session the DG confirmed the welfare of members of staff who responded gratefully.
The New Members of the Governing Board of the Pollution Crime Working Group of INTERPOL after their Election in Brussels, Belgium on November 14, 2019. Sixth from left is Mr Idris O Musa, Director General of the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency as member of the Governing Board.
Just like how National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) partners with National Orientation Agency (NOA), Nigerian armed forces, amongst others, the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of NOSDRA, Mr Idris
The Director General of National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), Idris Musa has called for intervention of International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) to fight against any form of criminal activities causing environment pollution. This was said during a meeting between the two bodies on Friday, 28th May 2019. Musa, while articulating the NOSDRA mandate as encapsulated in its establishment Act of 2006, said the major concern of the Agency is environment pollution which is also a big concern to the nation. He said “the worrisome crime committed across every other oil producing regions in Nigeria now is oil theft which eventually cause oil spills in sensitive environments endangering human lives, properties and sometimes aquatic species”.
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