Olakunle Osobu
Olakunle Osobu

Deputy Managing Director

Nigeria LNG Ltd


Olakunle A. Osobu has a long career spanning over 31 years in the oil and gas industry. During this period, he has distinguished himself as a technology and business visionary with executive and hands-on experience in automating major enterprises; strong record of success in creating robust IT architectures and infrastructures; proven ability to bring the benefits of IT to solve business issues while managing costs and risks as well as providing strategic direction on technology to the business.

Until he joined NLNG as the Deputy Managing Director, he was the Chief Technology Officer of NNPC Limited since 2022. Before that, Olakunle has held several key management positions in the then Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as General Manager Applications, General Manager Telecoms, Manager Networks and Deputy Manager Networks.

Prior to joining Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, from August 2003 to Dec 2004, he held the position of Country Manager for LMK Resources – a Landmark and Halliburton Company in Lagos. Before then, he was the Country Manager for Landmark Graphics Corporation – A Halliburton Company.Olakunle rose from an IT Team Lead to Operations Manager in the same company before ascending as Country Manager in 2001.
His drive into IT System started in 1992 when he was employed by Tara Systems Nigeria Limited as Operating Systems and Oracle Database Administrator. By 1996, he had ascended to the position of Unit Head Systems Integration.Olakunle began his career after NYSC as Lecturer III in Federal Institute of Oceanographic and Marine Research/Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology, Lagos.

Olakunle holds a degree in Zoology from the University of Ibadan and an MBA from The University of East London. He also has numerous technical skills/professional certifications from both national and international organizations. He is a member of Nigeria Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies and Fellow Institute of Management Specialist.