Good afternoon Nigerians and welcome once again to our Rebrand Nigeria Ambassador Series. On today’s episode of the series, we shall be introducing you to Rita Adachukwu James , the CEO of Merciport Resources Limited, a fully indigenous downstream oil and gas company.
Rita Adachukwu James, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Merciport Resources Limited is not new to the world of business. As a young girl of seventeen she had a keen eye for business and had already started selling female clothes which her mother brought into the country.
She is a graduate of Nigeria’s premier university, University of Ibadan where she studied Agricultural Economics. Rita is a strong, passionate, focused and very determined leader.
Born June 19, Mrs Rita James sits at the helm of affairs at Merciport Resources Ltd, a fully indigenous oil and gas company which she started in October 2007. Prior to Merciport, she pioneered the set-up of Nepal Oil & Gas Services Limited, a downstream oil and gas marketing company. She steered the ship of the organization to strong growth before leaving to set-up her own business.
Her love for business has led her down many career paths, starting at Habbakuk Proprieties as a commissioned agent. There, she excelled and became the number one marketer in the organisation even as a National Youth Corps member. She later ventured into Forex at South Globe Ltd, a money market company, and emerged also as their star marketer in 2004. She moved from there to become the founding General Manger of Nepal Oil and Gas Ltd in the year 2006.
In acknowledgement of her contribution to national development in the field of Petroleum Products Marketing that Mrs. Rita Adachukwu James has been conferred with the PSR Woman of Merit Gold Award in 2013.
2018 IWEC AWARDS
She is currently one of the graduates of the “SHE WORKS HERE” All Women’s Virtual Accelerator for Women businesses in High growth industries.
We are proud of Mrs Rita Adachukwu James’ achievements and we are honoured to recognise her as our Rebrand Nigeria Ambassador.