OUR TEAM

Mr. Lawal Garba (Chairman/CEO)

Mr. Lawal Garba, FNIQS (Fellow of Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors), was born in Funtua, Katsina State on 16th December 1959 where he went for primary education at Aya Primary School. Thereafter proceeded to Barewa College Zaria for his secondary education and continued to School of Basic Studies after which he studied Quantity Surveying and graduated with an honors degree all at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
He went for his NYSC in Rivers State in 1979. Upon completion of his NYSC, the Governor of Rivers State offered him to work under him on Projects Implementation Committee.
Lawal Garba has a world record as being the first graduate of Quantity Survey to set up the Property Cost Control section in the banking sector when he moved to United Bank for Africa. It is because of this achievement he was conferred with the fellowship of Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (FNIQS), and was on secondment to Tillyard Chartered Quantity Surveyors in London from United Bank for Africa.
He left the bank in 1985 to pursue private business, setting up Minsource Limited with his Chinese partner which became one of the largest Cocoa beans exporters in Nigeria. In 1989, his company Emerald Packaging Company bidded and won one of the earliest privatization exercise in the country by Odua Investment Limited in purchasing the majority shares and took over the management of the Cocoa Industry Limited which was established by late Chief Obafemi Awolowo in 1967.
His enterprises and investments spanning over three decades in various sectors of the economy. These include Oil & Gas, Defence, Banking, Maritime, Property Development/Investment and Energy sectors. He is the board Chairman with controlling shares in the following companies: Quantilex Nigeria Limited, Trobell International Nigeria Limited, Trobell Power and Energy Limited, Trobell Fertiliser and Agro Allied Limited, Emerald Packaging Company Limited.
He is a philanthropist; married with three children.

Mr. Sede Thomas Agbomheirhe (Managing Director)

Aka Tom Sede Currently The Managing Director, Trobell International Nigeria Limited (Trobell), One of the leading Crude Oil Pre-Shipment Inspection Companies in Nigeria.

B.Sc. Industrial Mathematics with Second Class Upper Division -University of Benin 1999, (MBA Finance), Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, Edo State. 2007. Fellow: Chartered Institute of Financial & Investment Analysts of South Africa, (CIFIA,za).

His repertoire of over 17 years post NYSC professional experience cuts across International Trade (Access Bank Plc), Foreign Currency Trading – Treasury (Access Bank Plc), Maritime Industry, Upstream, Midstream and the Downstream sub-sectors of the Oil & Gas Industry (Stanbic IBTC Plc & Fidelity Bank Plc). Before Joining Trobell International Nigeria Limited, he was the Regional Head, Oil & Gas Sector, SS Region, Fidelity Bank Plc. In March 2013 Tom Sede honourably resigned from Fidelity Bank’s employment to join Trobell as the pioneer General Manager of the company.

Mr. Egwanwo Victor (Documentations Manager)

He is Estaleiros Navais De Peniche (ENP), Portugal certified Marine Engineer in the specialty of: Main and Auxiliary engines Operations, Jet Propulsion, Piping and Pumps systems and Electrical systems.

Degree in view is PhD, Marine Engineering (Power Plants Option). He has Master of Technology (M.Tech), Mechanical Engineering (Thermo Fluid option) (2013) and Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech), Marine Engineering (second class-Upper Division)(2005): All Degrees from Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt.

He has over ten(10) years post graduate professional experience in Maritime Sector, Oil and Gas Sector with bias in marine cargo and pre-shipment inspection. As a trained Oil and Gas surveyor with profound field experience, has largely enhanced the quality of Oil and Gas data collation and information generation.  He is also seasoned Oil and Gas economics mix consultant: Price Analysis, Quality and Custody Transfer Control. A Certified Seafarer with BOSIET and STCW’95 IMO certifications

His publications: Egwanwo, V. and Lebele – Alawa, B.T., (2012), “Prediction of Temperature Distribution in a shell and Tube Heat Exchanger”, Canadian Journal on Mechanical Sciences and Engineering Vol. 3 No. 3. And Lebele – Alawa, B.T. and Egwanwo, V., (2012), “Numerical Analysis of the Heat Transfer in Heat Exchangers”, International Journal of Applied Science and Technology Vol. 2 No. 4.

Alhaji Bashir Sule k Sauri (Documentations Supervisor I)

Sule has vast experience as a result of various positions held  in different industries.

Before joining Trobell in 2017, he worked with the defunct N.E.P.A at various regional offices.

He also worked with ABG Communication Kaduna and Elbow Cay, Lagos.

Sule also lectured at Federal Treasury Academy, Office of the Accountant General of the Federation, Nigeria

Sule holds a degree in Business Information Technology with a Second Class Upper 2.1 (First Division), from the University of Greenwich UK.

Umar Musa Magaji (Documentations Supervisor II)

He has over 2 years of experience in the I.T Industry Before joining Trobell in 2020 as Documentations Officer. He holds a Bsc in Computer Science and Informatics from D.I Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology, Russia. He has worked With the Financial Technology Company (Top Up Africa Limited) and also holds other various Computer Programming Certificates.

Mr. Ita Itek (Operations Manager)

Ita has over 20 years of experience in the Petroleum inspection industry , having worked with different companies before joining Trobell International.

Senior Petroleum Inspector with International Environmental Consultant June 2013 – June 2017;

Senior Petroleum Inspector with JBIS

January 2011 -June 2013;

Acting Operations Coordinator, Saybolt Inspections

April 2003 – December 2011;

Petroleum Inspector with United Nation for Food for Oil Programme

January 2003  – March 2003;

Petroleum Inspector with Petrack Inspection Services

January 1996 – December 2003

Ita holds National Diploma in Science Laboratory and a certified petroleum Inspector by International federated Inspection Association (IFIA).

Iibini Walter (Assistant Operations Manager)

Mr Ibini has over 20 years of experience in both oil and gas and non-oil and gas sector.

Before joining Trobell International Nigeria Limited, he previously worked in Marine Mutual Service (MMS) as Antipollution and oil monitoring Inspector, Robinson International as Petroleum Inspector , Cobalt International as Petroleum Inspector and also JBIS and Senior Petroleum Inspector.

Muhammad Danjuma Muhammad (Accountant)

Danjuma has vast experience as a result of various positions held and trainings.
Before joining Trobell in 2017, he worked with Sandabe MTN connect, Minna.

He also worked with Niger state ministry of finance.
Muhammad holds BSc in Accounting from University of Abuja. 

Ahmed Garba (Account Officer)

Ahmed holds a PGD in International Accounting and Finance from  Heriot-watt University.

Ahmed is a chartered Islamic Banker with general council for Islamic banks and other financial institutions with a post graduate experience in the field of tax, pension, accounting and administration for over six years.

Miss. Unyime Dennis Akpan (Human Resources and Administrative Head)

Unyime has worked as Human Resources Assistant at NNPC Head Quarters Abuja,

Also as an administrative officer with Arlington Securitas Ltd. Abuja, Unyime Later joined Trobell International Nig. Ltd. Abuja as a Liaison officer.

Unyime is a graduate of University of Uyo with B.A in Religious and Cultural Studies.

Holds a Master of Business Administration in Human Resources Management and also a Member of Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM).

Chidozie Uruakpa (Lagos Liaison officer)

Chidozie Has over 19 years post Diploma experience with Trobell International Nigeria Limited.

He holds a Diploma in Secretarial Administration, University of Ibadan, 2000, and also  a Diploma in Computer Operations.

Emmanuel Egrinya (Abuja Liaison officer)

Emma has over 12 years post Diploma experience with Trobell International Nigeria Limited.

He holds an ND & HND in Agric Extension, Ibrahim Babangida College of Agriculture.