10/08/2015 - Press release

Total E&P Nigeria Gets New Deputy Managing Director, Deepwater District

Lagos, Nigeria, 6th August, 2015

The Management of Total E&P Nigeria Ltd. announces the appointment of Mr. Ahmadu-Kida  MUSA as Deputy Managing Director, DeepWater District based in Lagos with effect from August 1, 2015. He replaces Mr. Charles NGOKA who has proceeded on retirement.

Ahmadu-Kida is a dynamic and focused manager with 30 years outstanding career in oil and gas operations & management.  He is a 1984 Engineering graduate (B.Eng. Civil) of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Petroleum Engineering from the prestigious Institut Francais du Petrole (IFP), Paris, France.

He attended various management and technical courses at the University of Port Harcourt, Harvard Business School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, amongst others. He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, a Member of various bodies including the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria, Nigeria Institute of Management, Society of Petroleum Engineers International and Institute of Petroleum, United Kingdom.

Ahmadu-Kida started his professional career in 1985 with Elf Petroleum Nigeria Ltd as a Trainee Engineer and Materials Co-ordinator – Engineering Department and was later appointed to various positions of responsibility in Production, Operations and Projects.

In September 2014, he was appointed to the Board of Total E&P Nigeria Ltd. as Executive Director, Port Harcourt District, a position he held until his present appointment as Deputy Managing Director, Deepwater District.

An avid basketball player, Ahmadu-Kida Musa is Chairman, Rivers State Basketball Association, Member and South-South Zone representative, Nigerian Basketball Federation and Vice-President, Federation of International Basketball Associations, (FIBA) Africa Zone 3.

Ahmadu-Kida is married with four children.