Delta Commissioner for Oil and Gas Oyibode, Takes Center Stage at Historic Women in Energy Oil and Gas Event in Warri”

The Honourable Commissioner for Oil and Gas, Delta State, Olorogun DCN Vincent Ogheneruemu Oyibode, JP FCIA today 23/11/2023 attended the investiture, inauguration and induction of Delta State Chapter of women in Energy Oil and Gas.

The event, organized by the International Forum for Women in Energy Oil and Gas, Nigeria, took place at the prestigious Governor’s Annex in Warri.

The Honourable Commissioner for Oil and Gas presence underscored the Governor Sheriff Oborevwori led Government’s commitment to inclusivity and recognizing the vital contributions of women in the Oil and Gas industry and also a significant role in fostering gender diversity and empowerment within the energy sector.

The investiture marked a pivotal moment in acknowledging and celebrating the achievements of women professionals in the energy sector.

Hon. Commissioner Oyibode’s attendance served as a testament to the importance of collaboration and unity in advancing the goals of the industry.

During the ceremony, the Honourable Commissioner for Oil and Gas, Olorogun Vincent Oyibode highlighted the crucial role women play in driving innovation, sustainability, and excellence in the Oil and Gas sector. He commended the International Forum for Women in Energy Oil and Gas for their dedication to promoting gender equality and creating opportunities for women to excel in traditionally male-dominated fields.

The inauguration of the Delta State chapter signifies a localized effort to address gender disparities in the energy sector, with a focus on promoting mentorship, leadership, and career development for women professionals.

The Commissioner’s support for this initiative aligns with the MORE AGENDA initiative of Governor Sheriff Oborevwori which will in turn create an inclusive and dynamic environment for all stakeholders.

In his address, Hon. Commissioner Oyibode emphasized the need for sustained efforts in breaking gender barriers and fostering an environment where talent and competence are recognized above gender.

The event served as a platform for networking, knowledge exchange, and the forging of partnerships that will contribute to the overall growth and sustainability of the Oil and Gas industry.

As we applaud the Commissioner’s commitment to championing diversity and inclusion, the investiture, inauguration, and induction of the Delta State Chapter of Women in Energy Oil and Gas stand as a milestone in the journey towards a more equitable and prosperous future for the industry.

The collaborative efforts of Government bodies, industry leaders, and advocacy groups are essential in shaping a landscape where every individual, regardless of gender, can thrive and contribute meaningfully to the energy sector’s success, Olorogun Oyibode said.

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