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Sahara Group appoints four new executives for downstream operations

Sahara Group appoints four new executives for downstream operations

Sahara Group, a sustainable energy and infrastructure conglomerate, has announced several key appointments to advance its downstream operations.

The new appointments include Foluso Sobanjo as the head of Africa Downstream, and Nomnso Dike as the chief executive officer of Asharami Synergy Limited, a Sahara Group downstream company based in Nigeria.

Additionally, Yvette Selormey has been named country manager for Asharami Energy Resources Limited in Zambia, and Yaa Serwaa Alifo will lead Sahara Downstream in Ghana. These executives have already taken up their new roles.

Sahara Group’s downstream sector spans the entire supply chain, utilising innovative technology for product procurement and trade, warehousing and storage, marketing, distribution, and petroleum retail products across Africa.

With over two decades of leadership experience in the downstream sector, Foluso Sobanjo expressed his enthusiasm for leading Sahara’s next transformation phase.

“Sahara Group already has a formidable position as a foremost downstream business in Africa. For us at Sahara, the quest now is to work towards making a difference in the sector to ensure our customers across Africa have more access to seamless, reliable, accessible, and clean energy solutions,” he said.

Nomnso Dike, the newly appointed CEO of Asharami Synergy, shared his excitement about collaborating with stakeholders to establish a robust and sustainable supply chain.

“With over eighteen years of experience as a finance and business development professional and having worked in different capacities in Sahara Group, this new phase of growth will certainly produce a new level of service excellence and smart solutions,” he stated.

Yvette Selormey, formerly the managing director of Sahara Downstream in Ghana, is now steering operations in Zambia through Asharami Energy Resources Limited.

“We have great plans for Zambia, and we are confident that the market will experience distinctive service levels across the value chain. Sahara Group always seeks to bring energy to life responsibly; we shall surpass our targets all to benefit the good people of Zambia,” she remarked.

Yaa Serwaa Alifo, a product of the prestigious Sahara Graduate Management Trainee Program, expressed her excitement about leading the downstream business in Ghana.