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Our People

Human Capital

1. Equal Opportunity

Forte Oil PLC is an equal opportunity employer.

We recognize the importance of every employee in the company by identifying Special Efforts, Outstanding Performance and Length of Service by employees to the company.

The company ensures an equitable remuneration through analysis, evaluation and job grading.

2. Staff Welfare

Forte Oil provides very good welfare packages including a conducive environment that encourages good inter-personal relationships, team-spirit, initiative, self-confidence, creativity and self-development.

3. Board of Directors

  • OLUFEMI OTEDOLA, CON - Group Chairman
  • AKIN  AKINFEMIWA - Group Chief Executive Officer
  • JULIUS B. OMODAYO-OWOTUGA - Group Chief Financial Officer
  • GRACE C. EKPENYONG - Non - Executive Director
  • CHRISTOPHER ADEYEMI - Independent Non-Executive Director
  • DEACON PHILIP M. AKINOLA - Non - Executive Director
  • ANIL DUA - Non Executive Director
  • AKINLEYE OLAGBENDE - General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer


4. Senior Management Team of the Forte Oil Plc Group

Executive Management:

  • AKIN AKINFEMIWA - Group Chief Executive Officer
  • JULIUS B. OMODAYO-OWOTUGA - Group Chief Financial Officer 

Heads of Department:

  • OLATUNJI RABIU - Head, Business Operations
  • TEMITOPE FAGBEMI - Group Head Human Capital & Administration
  • SYLVESTER OBAZEH - Ag. Head, Aviation Marketing
  • IYIMOLA AKINBOLA - Head, Business Assurance & Risk Management
  • AYODEJI ADELAKUN - Financial Controller for the group
  • DOYIN OGUN - Head, Investor Relations
  • AKINLEYE OLAGBENDE - Group Head Corporate Services & Chief Compliance Officer.
  • GABRIEL SOLOMON - Lead Applications Support
  • TOYIN MIKE-AIGBE - Head, Treasury and Investment
  • ADEGBEMIRO ADEBOYE- Head, Engineering & Infrastructural Projects.
  • EKWERE EKPENYONG - Head,Retail Marketing
  • SAMUEL EZE - Head, Non Fuels Revenue
  • NDIDI OBIORAH - Head, Strategy
  • TOYIN LEO-OLAGBAIYE - Head, Commercial Marketing
  • FEMI ABDUL - Head, Customer Care
  • KENNETH OTARU - Head, Lubricants & Specialties Marketing


  • UKPAI OKWARA - Managing Director, AP Oil and Gas Ghana Limited.
  • SEYE ALABI - Ag. Managing Director, Forte Upstream Services Limited.