Others also sentenced to three months in prison with hard labour in contempt proceedings were Shell’s secretary and head of legal, Nike Oyinlola and the deputy country head of legal/managing counsel global litigation sub-Sahara Africa, Keibi Atemie.
The presiding judge, George Omeriji, has directed the Nigerian Police Force and other law enforcement to effect immediate arrest of the aforementioned Shell officials who were absent in court and send them to prison.
The Jailed MD of Shell Mr. Osagie Okunbor has been the Company’s Managing Director since January 12, 2015. Mr. Okunbor serves as Senior Advisor in Shell’s Upstream International operated business, based in The Hague, The Netherlands.
Mr. Okunbor has been the Country Chairman of Shell Companies in Nigeria. Mr. Okunbor is an accomplished professional and has over 28 years of industry experience and expertise. He worked in Nigeria, the United Kingdom,