Deacon Philip M. Akinola leaves forte oil plc

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Deacon Philip M. Akinola has retired from the board of Directors of Forte Oil Plc as a Non-Exeutive director.

Deacon Philip M. Akinola has served as Non-Executive Director of Forte Oil Plc. since December 29, 2010. He holds a B. Sc. in Sociology and Anthropology (1987), M. Sc. Industrial Sociology (1989), and has Ph. D (Sociology) in view at University of Lagos.

He has garnered over 22 years experience in Human Resources Operations, Consulting and Management. His working experiences included stints as Management Consultant, Agrovog (1992 – 1994), Principal Consultant, Management Plus (1994 – 1997), and Manager, Personnel /Admin., Golden Gate Ventures and Trusts Limited.

He also worked as Manager, Human Resources Development at SCG Consulting from 1997 – 1999 and Human Resources Manager, Parker Drilling Nig. Limited (1999 – 2001). He is at present, the Head, Human Capital and Administration of Zenon Petroleum and Gas Limited. He is Member of the Corporate Governance and Remuneration Committee, Member of the Statutory Audit Committee, and Member of the Finance & Strategy Committee of the Company.


Forte Oil PLC operates over 500 retail outlets in the downstream sector of Nigeria’s Oil and Gas industry, offering a wide range of petroleum products and quality lubricants for various automobiles and machinery. We provide premium petroleum products to all aspects of the economy including  industrial, aviation and marine Sectors.