The Manager of Public Affairs Department (PAD) for National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS) is Mrs. B. A. Ashafa.
Mrs. B. A. Ashafa, a 1979 graduate of Psychology from the University of Lagos, Akoka in Lagos Nigeria and also a 1981 Masters of Public Administration (MPA) from the California State Polytechnic University, California - USA.
Prior to her joining the NNPC in January 1992, Mrs. Ashafa began her professional career with the University of Jos in 1983 as a University administrator and rose to the position of a Senior Assistant Registrar. She diligently served the university between 1983 and 1991.
With her promotion as the Manager of Public Affairs, it would be Mrs. Ashafa’s second posting as Head of Public Affairs, NAPIMS as she had earlier held the same position between 1993 and 2001. She had a brief stint at NETCO where she was deployed to as the Head Public Affairs in 2004 and was subsequently transferred back to NAPIMS as the Deputy Manager in charge of Community Development ‘A’ overseeing the activities of shell Petroleum Development Company and SNEPCO.
A seasoned Administrator and Public Relations practitioner, Mrs. Ashafa has a flair for reading and mentoring. She has been able to take on her new challenge in stride.