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Our Management Team

Managing Director /CEO
Dr.(Engr.) Charles Tabansi
 
The Managing Director and Chief Executive of Petronella Nigeria Limited is a Doctorate Degree Holder in Civil Engineering from the University of Degli Studi di Roma (La Sapienza) in Rome Italy. His working expedience started with ICEC (International Civil Engineering Consultants) in 1987 while at La Sapienza and continued in their branch office in Nigeria upon return in 1989 after his graduation from La Sapienza. The ICEC where Dr. Charles Tabansi had his earlier working experience is involved in Design and Supervision of Bridges, Tunnels, Highways, Railroads and Runways. He, Dr. (Engr.) Charles Tabansi upon family directive, subsequently took up appointment with his Family Business, Tabansi Motors Limited as an Executive Director. Tabansi Motors Limited has been dealing on Road haulage for over 40 years. In 1990 he took over Cotabs Engineering Limited which has since been involved in several Civil Engineering and water Borehole Drilling projects for the Federal and State Governments, Shell Petroleum Development Company, Sundry Companies and Individuals.

Dr.(Engr.) Charles Tabansi became the Managing Director of Petronella Nigeria Limited at its inception in 1993 and is also the Managing Director of Continvest Limited, the Proprietor of Charlies Total Fitness and Charlies Restaurant and Bar. Dr.(Engr.) Charles Tabansi is married with Children and possesses the energy to drive Petronella Nigeria Limited in realizing her vision and mission while focusing on customer satisfaction and future business developments.
 
General Manager
Sir Emmanuel Okereafor
 
Sir Emmanuel. Okereafor joined Petronella Nigeria Limited at inception in 1993 as an Accounting/Administrative Assistant. He has by dint of hard work and self-improvement through the acquisition of a degree In Accountancy from the University of Port Harcourt risen through the ranks to become the present General Manager. Prior to joining Petronella Nigeria Limited in 1993 he had worked with several firms In Kano as Accounts Clerk. He was formerly the Logistics/Light Vehicles Contract Manager overseeing the running of the logistic support services contracts handled by the Petronella Nigeria LImited. Sir Emmanuel is full of energy to propel the company in the realization of its objectives and targets. Sir Emmanuel is married with Children. Obtained his Higher National Dip loma from Federal Polytechnic, Owerr i in 1987 and PGD in civil engineering from Rivers state University of Science and Tech, Port Harcourt in 2004 and M.Tech in Structures from the same school and has since been involved in Qual ity Contr ol and Quality Assurance Services in the upstream Petr oleum sector.
 
Quality Assurance & Quality Control Manager
Mbagwu, Marcel Emeka
 
Mr. Mbagwu, Marcel Emeka began his professional career as a civil inspector 2 with OILFIELD INSPECTION SERVICES LTD in 1990. He rose to Senior 1. In 1998 he became Senior QA/QC supervisor with ADADRIL working on SPDC locations. Mbagwu worked with PETRONELLA as a Senior QA/QC supervisor on SPDC pr ojects from 2000 to 2006. He now moved to FAIRSHORES NIG. LTD and was the sole civil engineer from the team that handled THE 40 EASTERN GAS GATHERING SYSTEM PHASE 1 PROJECT in SOKU. He is currently the contract manager of PETRONELLA.
 
Safety Coordinator And Nigerian Local Content Manager
Uju, Anozie Anthony
 
Mr. Uju is an alumnus of Federal University of Technology Owerr i. He graduated with a 2nd Class Upper Division in Polymer Engineering in 1987and after his National Youth Services in 1988, he immediately joined Dauphin Nigeria Limited Owerri as their Indust rial Chemist where he demonstrated track reco rd of meeting deadlines and achieving key objectives. In 1990 upon recommendation, Mr Uju was invited to be the Factory Manager of Jena Industries Limited, Port Harcourt where he spent 3(three) years in product development and quality control. In 1994 Mr. Uju joined Davcor Nigeria Limited Port Harcourt, a company handling projects for Shell Petroleum Development Company and Oil Mineral Producing Areas Development Commission (OMPADEC) as their Safety Supervisor. From 1997 to 2001 he worked with Baynan Nigeria Limited Port Harcourt as their safety/Equipment Coordinator. He participated actively in the EPIDORIES / DIMS projects executed for SPDC. Uju joined Petronella Nigeria Limited as the Safety Coordinator in February 2001. He has over the years garnered hands-on experience in the safety sphere and well developed coaching skills. He is gifted in facilitation of learning, teaching and presentations being a good communicator. He is versed in Risk assessment and management. Mr. Uju aside being a member of the Nigeria Institute of Safety Professionals (NISP) hasalso attended various HSE courses and Workshops. He is married with Children.
 
Accountant
Badejo, Omoronike Risikat (Mrs.)
 
Mrs. Nike is a Chartered Accountant and obtained her HND in Accounting from Kwara State Polytechnic, lIorin. Her working experience started in 1999 when she joined Sego Oilfield Services as Accounts Officer. Mrs. Nike became the Accounts Assistant of Petronella Nigeria limited in 2001 and rose to become the Accountant in 2002. her experience and self motivated development through the acquisition of her ACA while in Petronella gives credence to her ability to cope with assigned duties .
 
Logistics/Transport Manager
Engr. Victor Agwulonu
 
Engr. Victor Agwulonu has MBA from Federal University of technology Owerri in Project Management Technology in 2001 and B.ENG.. (Mechanical) from University of Port Harcourt in 1992. He is a professional member of Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Council of Registered Engineers of Nigeria (COREN), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Project Management Institute (PMI), SAE, IMI, MVRIA and Automotive Management Netwwork (AMN). Engr. Agwulonu is very proficient in Auto Repair Electronic Diagnosis , PREMAVERA Project Planner 6.0 and Computerized Maintenance Systems (CMMS) and these are the rare qualities that enhance his logistic capabilities in the management of Petronella Fleet ofvehicles according to our Clients needs.
 
Workshop Manager
Israel Chukwuemeka Akah
 
Engr. Israel Chukwuemeka Akah is a Mechanical Engineer with B.Eng from Federal University of Technology Owerri and a holder of Post Graduate Diplomer from University of Nigeria Nsukka. He started his working experience with Mercedez Benz Anamco Limited Enugu as a Mechanical Engineer between 1995-2000. He left to join Mandilas Enterprises Limited Port Harcourt as the Workshop Manager between 2000-2004. He joined Petronella in 2006 and since then been the Workshop Manager till date. is a member of Nigerian Society of Engineers and very proficient in solving automobile problems to the satisfaction of our Clients.He married with Children.