It gives me immense pleasure and pride to extend my heartfelt gratitude to all NAPE members for the resounding success achieved during the 41st NAPE Annual International Conference and Exhibition. Your commitment, dedication, and collaborative efforts have played a pivotal role in making this event a remarkable achievement.
The success of the conference stands as a testament to our collective commitment to advancing geoscience knowledge and best practices. Through your active participation, insightful contributions, and unwavering support, we have collectively propelled NAPE to greater heights. The conference served as a platform for learning, networking, and the exchange of invaluable insights that will undoubtedly benefit our professional community.
On behalf of the new executives for the tenure of 2023–2024, I want to assure you of our determination to serve NAPE with the utmost dedication and professionalism. We are committed to upholding the values and objectives of the association while striving for excellence in all endeavors. Our key areas of strategic attention encompass the advancement of geoscience knowledge and best practices, improved stakeholder engagement, increased collaboration between NAPE and academia, and the alignment of geosciences with public policy to address critical national challenges.
In our tenure, we aim to focus on membership growth and satisfaction, recognizing the pivotal role each member plays in the success of our association, and advancing the NAPE Foundation’s noble cause. We seek your suggestions and collaboration to make our association the leading geoscience professional body in Africa. Your input and partnership will be invaluable in shaping the future of NAPE and elevating our standing within the industry.
Your continued support and active engagement are vital as we embark on this journey together. Let us work hand in hand to achieve greater milestones and set new benchmarks for excellence.
Thank you once again for your dedication and contributions. Together, let’s pave the way for a brighter and more prosperous future for NAPE and the geoscience community.
Abiodun Ogunjobi, FNAPE
Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE)