President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) has approved the appointment of Dr. Giadom Dumbari as the project coordinator (PC) for Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) under the Federal Ministry of Environment.
Giadom holds a doctor of philosophy in environmental geology and a bachelor of science in geology, both from the University of Port Harcourt and a master of philosophy in environmental management from the Rivers State University.
He has over 20 years’ experience in the conduct of impact assessments and baseline studies of Brownfields and Greenfields, with tested expertise in the development of conceptual sites models of various environments. He has experience in the evaluation of natural attenuation processes and effective remediation technologies for different scenarios involving contaminants such as petroleum hydrocarbons, heavy metals and other chemicals of concern. He is also an expert in remediation project management and was a consultant with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on the implementation of the UNEP Report on the Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland.
Giadom is a member of the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society, Nigerian Association for Engineering Geology and a Chartered Environmental Geologist.
A statement by the ministry’s director of press, Saghir El-Mohammed, said the appointment will take immediate effect and will last a term of four years.