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Sadeeq Mai-Bornu

Deputy Managing Director Nigeria LNG


Sadeeq Mai-Bornu (Sadeeq) is the Deputy Managing Director of Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG). Sadeeq has over 30 years of working experience in the oil and gas industry. He is an alumnus of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. He is COREN registered and a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers.
Prior to his current role at NLNG, he was the Managing Director of Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Limited (NPDC), Benin, the upstream arm of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
Sadeeq began his work career in July 1985 at Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited (ASCL) as a pupil engineer in the Real Estate Development Department where he was a member of the supervision team for the construction of the 10,000 housing unit Steel Township.
He joined NNPC in September 1987 as a Project Engineer and served as member of many project teams such as NNPC Corporate Telecoms Network (CTN), PPMC Escravos Tank Farm and Butanisation project for the construction of nine LPG depots nationwide.
From 1996 to 2004, Sadeeq served as Technical Assistant to five consecutive Group General Managers in Engineering and Technology Division where he was renowned for his passion for project management, exemplary leadership and drive. Between 2004 and 2007, he was involved as Project Management Team Lead on NNPC’s Transformation Programme – Project PACE working closely with Shell Manufacturing Services and Accenture.
In 2005, he became Deputy Manager in the Technical Services Department responsible for Cost Control and in 2007, Manager, Plant Projects in the Process Engineering Department. From 2007 to 2011, he was General Manager, Joint Ventures in the Renewable Energy Division (RED) responsible for identifying potential partners for the Automotive Biofuels Programme. He was appointed Managing Director, Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Ltd (NPDC) in August 2015 where he was able to ramp up oil production from about 87,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd) to a record 155,000 bopd during his short tenure of seven months.
Sadeeq was appointed Deputy Managing Director for Nigeria LNG Limited in April 2016.