Buhari Appoints Nanibarini Zabbey HYPREP Boss
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the termination of the appointment of Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation
Project (HYPREP) Project Coordinator, Dr Ferdinand Giadom.
Giadom is to be replaced by Prof Nanibarini Zabbey with immediate effect.
Prof Nanibarini Zabbey is a foremost and renowned Ogoni expert no hydrobiology and has extensive experience and background on remediation-related activities with bias in bio-monitoring and restoration ecology.
Until his appointment, he was a Senior lecturer at Department of Fisheries Faculty of Agriculture, University of Port Harcourt.
He is the first African recipient of the Association of the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) 2022 Ruth Patrick Award for research and engagement with a critical impact on the recovery of the Niger Delta ecosystem from oil spills and environmental justice for affected communities.