Our Team


Benjamin Chukwujama

Is a graduate of business administration and holds an MSc marketing both from university of Lagos. He holds an MBA in finance and banking from the Esut business school, Enugu. an alumnus of both Lagos business school and prestigious Insead business school in France, honorary member of chartered institute of bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) and also holds professional certificate in international oil trading and shipping from international energy institute and institute of chartered shipbrokers, both in the UK respectively.

Commenced his professional career in 1990 with Union Bank Nig. Plc moving to Union Homes Savings, as a pioneer staff. In 2003, he joined Fidelity bank to set up the Oil and Gas desk.

As Deputy General Manager/ Division Head Oil and Gas he managed both the Downstream and Upstream. His over 20 years experience in banking and ample of it in oil and gas spur the inspiration and desire to serve humanity directly by establishing VINE Oil and Gas Nigeria Limited and holds the position as MD/CEO.

Lesley Chidinma Chukwujama
Executive Director

She holds a Bachelor Degree in Computer Engineering from University of Lagos and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from ESUT Business School, Enugu State.

She is both a Microsoft and Oracle Certificate System Engineer. She has worked in several organizations namely - JR Systems, a computer engineering outfit, where she left as an Executive System Design Director. She joined NEPA in 1996 and later moved to Union Homes Savings and Loans before taking her position as Executive Director in VINE Oil & Gas Limited.




Ogirri Bonny
General Manager Operations

Mr. Bonny is a seasoned banker with many years of experience in Banking. He graduated from Auchi Polytechnic in 2001, he also hold a Post Graduate Diploma degree and a Master's degree in Business Management from Ladoke Aknitola University of Technology. He is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Economics of Nigeria (ICEN) and Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM).

Mr. Bonny worked with various banks between 2004 and 2012 where he was opportune to work in different units/departments including Corporate Banking, Commercial Banking, Transport Desk, Corporate Leading Desk, Energy Sector and many more.

He left Banking in June 2012 and established his own company Blissom Limited and was into sales and marketing of petroleum products.

Mr Bonny is a business turnaround specialist having worked in most departments of banks and garnered a strong network of clients spanning Corporate, Commercial and Retail Banking. He joined VINE Oil and Gas as Assistant General Manager in 2012.

Kunle Lawal
Head, Finance and Accounts

Kunle is a versatile professional accountant with over 10 (Ten) years post qualification experience. He is a graduate of Accountancy from Yaba College of Technology, Yaba,,Lagos. He obtained an MBA degree in Finance from National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). Kunle is an associate member of The Association of Accounting Bodies in West Africa (ABWA), associate member of both The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).

In 2011, he joined the services of VINE Oil and Gas as the Company Accountant. He later joined the service of Panafrican Capital Plc group in 2013, as an Internal Control Officer. He served in various capacity within the group including, Financial Control Officer, Internal Control Officer and Financial Controller for a subsidiary company (Amber Residence Limited) operating in the hospitality sector of the economy. 

Chibueze Obiora R.
Head, Corporate and Commercial sales

He holds an MBA in International Business obtained from Coventry University United Kingdom and his first degree is in Business Administration obtained from Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka Nigeria. He went on to add more value by obtaining a certification from United State of America Department of Labor on Occupational Safety & Health, of which the knowledge is very vital in any Organization.

These qualifications have equipped and expanded his horizon in business and management and aided his hands on experience haven worked within the country and briefly outside the country.

He is an Alumnus of Coventry Business School, United Kingdom and Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka. Member of Nigeria Institute of Management (Chartered).His expertise and professional knowledge has been very prominent in the Oil and Gas Industry, particularly in adding value to the vision and mission of Vine Oil and Gas Limited.

Otti Obinna
Head, Business Development & Strategy/Planning

Obinna is a Business Development Strategist with 14 years experience. Holds degrees in Sociology, Management and an MBA in Marketing all from University of Calabar. Results- oriented, high-energy, hands-on professional, with a successful record of accomplishments/experience and diverse background spanning, marketing, service delivery, sales and business development disciplines underscores expertise in engaging decision makers and devising winning sales strategies and solutions in the, FMCG, Pharmaceutical, Engineering Solutions and IT/Communication sector.

Professional career Experience includes, Fareast mercantile ltd, Gemini pharmaceutical Nig Ltd, concept Nova ltd and Dizengoff WA Nigeria Ltd.

Associate member of National Institute of Marketers of Nigeria (ANIMN), Nigeria German Business Association (NGBA), and International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)

Chidozie Chinkata
Head, Admin & Operation Control

He is a graduate of Petroleum Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) with a Second Class Upper Division. Mr. Chidozie has worked with Mobil Nigeria for 5 years before joining Vine Oil & Gas Ltd. With his practical experience in drilling Measurement and knowledge on field and operations singled him out amongst others, this has also affected our company positively in meeting its set objectives.

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