NPDC Management
NPDC staff are drawn from all over Nigeria. The Management Team is made up of a Managing Director and other Executive Directors. The Managing Director oversee the day-to-day operations of the company.
Isah Lapai Abubakar
Isah Lapai Abubakar

EDUCATION: Isah Lapai Abubakar hails from Niger State. He was born on 31st January, 1965. He attended Sabon Gari Primary School, Minna from 1970 to 1975. He later attended Government Secondary School, still in Minna, from 1978 to 1983 before proceeding to Bayero University, Kano in 1983. He graduated in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology and a Masters in International Relations and Diplomacy from Ahmadu Bello University in 1998.

CAREER: Isah Lapai did his National Youth Service Corps at Ganye Local Government Area in Old Gongola State from 1987 to 1988. He started his career at the National Population Commission (NPC) in 1990 and two year later, he joined the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) where he worked and rose through the ranks at the Kaduna Refining and Petrochemicals Company (KRPC) from 1992 to 2010.

In 2010, he was promoted following an excellent performance at the Management Promotion Examinations (MPE) and transferred to the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Limited (NPDC) as Deputy Manager, Learning - a position he occupied till 2015 when he was further promoted as Manager, Human Resources still in NPDC.

On the 9th of November, 2018, Mr. Isah was appointed as Executive Director Services to continue his good work in NPDC.

EXTERNAL ROLES: Isah Lapai is known to be diligent and committed with high professional integrity. He has served in many capacities and was privileged to work with people from various backgrounds within and outside NNPC. His carrier at NPC coupled with other numerous special assignments and engagements through trainings, project coordination, counseling etc no doubt groomed him for effective people management.
He also brings with him vast knowledge of the Oil and Gas industry with practical experience in Human Resources having spent over twenty-six years in the industry.

He is a recipient of many commendations, a good team player with strong commitment to the NNPC Corporate aspirations. He likes walking.

He is happily married to two wives and many children.