Management Committee

  • Yemi Koyejo


    Yemi is a chartered accountant (FCCA) and a retired project controller of multibillion dollar oil and gas development projects at ExxonMobil.

  • Kingsley Ewetuya

    Vice President, Civic and Community Affairs

    Kingsley is a Project Engineer.

  • Adetola Abatan

    Vice President, Culture & Community Development

    Adetola Abatan is a Sr Production Engineer at Shell Oil Co and has been in the energy industry for 9+ years. She has a PhD in Chemical Engineering.

  • Nkechi Odumodu

    Vice President, Membership

    Nkechi Odumodu is a Petroleum Geologist who has worked with shale producers in the Houston area for over 10 years, with her most recent role as a Development Geologist.

  • Rita Nwajei

    Assistant Vice President, Outreach

    Rita Nwajei is a recent BSN, RN graduate from the University of Texas Medical Branch. She works as an Intensive Care/ Critical Care Nurse at UTMB located in Galveston, Texas.

  • Abby Kotun

    Vice President, Fundraising

    Modinat “Abby” Kotun is an Attorney at Haynes and Boone, LLP. She has a J.D. and a Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering.

  • Leon Binitie-Cassidy

    Assistant Vice President, Fundraising

    Leon Binitie-Cassidy is currently a Facilities Engineer for G2 Partners LLC. He holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities as well as a Masters in Project Management.

  • Excel Ogugbue

    Vice President, Administration

    Excel Ogugbue is a Petroleum Engineering Specialist at BP America Inc where he has worked for nearly 6 years. Excel holds a B.Eng. (First Class) degree from Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria, an MS degree from University of Alaska Fairbanks, and a PhD degree from the University of Oklahoma, all in Petroleum Engineering.

  • Kope Uwajumogu

    Vice President, Finance

    Kope is a Management Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

  • Ijeoma Batram

    Assistant Vice President, Membership

    Ijeoma is a Senior Audit Specialist with over 10 years of professional experience and has audited many sectors including oil and gas services, chemicals, food services and healthcare.

NAMC’s goal is to serve as a cultural bridge between the cultures of Nigeria and the United States of America.