Management Team | Abbott Oil Services Limited

Ugochukwu Chukwu is an astute, well-rounded Project Manager and Procurement Consultant with many years’ experience in International Business Development, Strategy formulation and Procurement. He is a gifted problem solver with the unique ability to develop and apply innovative solutions to business problems. He possesses excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to perform superbly in start-up projects and critical assignments. Since taking over the leadership of the company, he has brought cutting edge innovation through IT and quality management.

Ugochukwu is an alumnus of Cambridge Arts and Science, Aston University (BSc. Business and Management), University of Warwick (MSc. Programme/Project Management) and currently midway through a PhD in Management at Walden University, USA.

He is also on the board of Roudo Nigeria Limited.

Mr. Chukwuma Nwachukwu is currently the Coordinating Director of Abbott Group in Nigeria. Mr. Nwachukwu is a fellow of the Instistute of Chartered accountants of Nigeria (FCA), obtained his MSc. (Finance) from University of Calabar and later went on to attend several executive management education at University of Chicago, University of Columbia, IESE, University of Nevara in Barcelona and also Lagos Business School. He is a distinguished member of CFC, Institute of Financial Consultants – Canada, GSB, University of Chicago, USA amongst others.

Chukwuma has extensive experience in Financial Services,Audit, Tax Consultancy and Management.

Whilst in the bank, he held such positions as the Financial Controller, General Manager – Commercial Banking Group supervising Energy & Gas Desk, International Operations, I.T & Telecom businesses, Corporate strategy and Debt Restructuring, Mergers and acquisition.
Mr. NWACHUKWU was the lead manager that successfully merged  Devcom bank and Equitorial Trust bank in 2005.
Chukwuma left banking in 2008 to found North Eastern Capital Limited that recently acquired controlling shares in Societe General Bank of Nigeria.

He is a founding director in the following successful enterprises in Nigeria:

  • E-Collect Technologies Limited,
  • Boaz Capital Group and
  • Pathway Insurance Brokers Limited

Barrister Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu is presently the company secretary and Head Legal of Abbott Oil & Gas Services Limited. Mr. Iwuanyanwu is a member of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA.

He obtained his LLB from the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. He is also a member of the International Bar Association (IBA). Mr. Iwuanyanwu is currently a fellow of the Chattered Institute of Mediators and Conciliators, CHMC. He had attended several courses both within and outside Nigeria.

Mr. Iwuanyanwu is the founding partner of Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu and Associates, a Law firm of immense corporate experience.

A consummate professional with over 18 years’ experience in Banking, Business Development, Sales, Marketing and Strategy. A graduate of Banking and Finance from University of Nigeria Nsukka. He also holds a Master’s degree in Strategic Business Management from Metropolitan School of Business & Management, United Kingdom. An Associate of Nigeria Institute of Management (ANIM), Member, Chartered Institute of Bankers, he also has a Project Management and Extra-Value Certified Professional Certificate from Harvard Associates. He has attended several courses variously facilitated by The Lagos Business School, Leadership and Vision, Lafferty, Euro Finance, British Council, and McGhee Productivity Solutions.


Emmett attended the University of Surrey, England where earned an Msc in Structural Engineering. He also holds an B. Eng (Hons) in Civil Engineering.


Emmett has over 20 years work experience in construction with specific expertise in the operations, contract, health and safety management, and permanent and temporary works design of civil marine engineering projects. He is a member of Engineers Ireland and holds the CEng MIEI qualification. Emmett is Irish.

Idongesit Bassey is the Director in charge of the Energy & Power Group of the company, is an Alumnus of the prestigious Wharton School,University of Pennsylvania, USA and the Lagos Business School.  Bassey holds the B.sc in Agricultural Economics/Extension from the University of Calabar, Executive MBA from Lagos Business School and AMP from Wharton school. He has attended several local and international training in core areas such as Leadership, Maritime and Ports Administration, Aviation Financing, PPP and Infrastructure funding, Energy, Power, etc.

He is an entrepreneur and Financial Consultant with 20 years experience in the Financial Services sector of the Nigerian economy.  While in the Banking sector, Mr. Bassey had hands-on experience in the Commercial and Investment banking group, Public Sector, Export desk, Oil & Gas, Maritime and Free Trade Zones, Transport (Road and Aviation) and Operations group among others. He led the FCMB Syndication team to provided funds to Bi-Courtney for the building of the Domestic airport terminal- MMA 11 in Lagos. He left First City Monument Bank as a General Manager in 2008 to set up Daystar Capital Limited.

Mr. Osigwe is the CEO of RBF Energy Resources Limited an independent petroleum marketing company and presently appointed as a director in Abbott Oil Services Limited. Mr. Osigwe started his career with Afribank Nigeria Plc in Credit & Marketing later in Credit Admin, Control and Recovery Manager before moving to Equity Bank of Nigeria as Head of Business Development at a branch of the bank in 2001 and in 2003 was promoted as the Branch Manager with responsibilities of growing the balance sheet of the bank. He later became the Regional Branch Manager with Intercontinental Bank until 2008 where he resigned to pursue his other entrepreneurial areas of interest.

Mr. Osigwe is a graduate of Accountancy from Abia State University and an MBA in Marketing from University of Nigeria Nsukka, Nigeria. He has attended several management development training with Lagos Business School on courses ranging from Customer Relationship Management to Risk Management. He has over fifteen years professional experiences in banking, oil and gas, technology and entrepreneurship.


Patrick attended the College of Technology, Bolton
Street, Dublin, and the British Institute of Engineering Technology, Berkshire, England. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and is also a member of different professional bodies including the Institute of Plant Engineers, the Institute of Refrigeration and the Marketing Institute of Ireland.


Patrick has about 40 years Business and Commercial experience in the Specialist Construction Industry and various other business sectors including: Agriculture and Food Processing, Pharmaceutical and Chemical, Brewery, Telecommunications and Service Sectors. Patrick established and ran a Specialist Construction Companies which he has now divested.


Also, in 2004 he set up and ran a Business Development Consultancy Practice offering business consultancy services to companies and individuals. Patrick has worked in different countries around Europe and as well as Libya, Bangladesh and China.

Kelechi attended Federal Polytechnic Oko in Anambra State where she obtains HND in Secretary Administration and OND in Mass Communication.  She also holds a Diploma in Computer Science, Basic Certificate Course in Theology from Word of Life Institute (WOLBI) and also Certificate in Project Management Course.

Kelechi has over 16 years working experience in Construction and Oil Companies specialize in Administration and Human Resource Management.

Our Management Team

Abbott Oil Services Limited was incorporated as a private limited liability company in 2002 to carry out the business of providing energy, environment services, petroleum products trading, storage, haulage, retail marketing, and vessel management. In the long term, it is the intention of the promoters of the company to diversify the ownership structure at the Nigeria Stock Exchange or through debt to equity funding from foreign investment.

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