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RESEARCH STAFF


Mr. Shirputda John Jitong

 SECTION A: PERSONAL BIODATA

NAMES: Shirputda John Jitong
STATE OF ORIGIN: Plateau
NATIONALITY: Nigeria
GENDER: Male
MARITAL STATUS: Married
E-MAIL ADDRESS: johnshirputda@yahoo.com, johnshirputda@gmail.com
EXPERIENCE
National Centre for Petroleum Research & Development, Energy Commission of Nigeria, ATB University, Bauchi, Bauchi State 2012-Date
Assistant Research Fellow
 - Currently Researching on the hydrocarbon potentials of the Upper Benue Trough
 - Structural Geology/ Exploration Geophysics Research Group
 - Uranium Research Group
Geosolve Consultants Ltd, Bauchi, Bauchi State 2010-2011 
Geologist
 - Water prospecting using VES method
 - Borehole drilling/reactivation and well development
FinBank Plc, Wukari, Taraba State 2008  - 2010 
Head of Operations
 - Supervision of Branch Banking Operations
 - Management of Branch Assets
Intercontinental Bank Plc, Maiduguri, Borno State 2005-2008
Cash Officer
 - Branch Cash/Vault Management
 - Supervision Of Tellers
CADTECH Computer Services Ltd, Bauchi State 2004-2005 
External Operations Manager
 - Sales, Repairs and maintenance of Computer and Computer Accessories
 - Marketing of the company’s products and services
 - Supervising adverts and jingles to promote the company’s products/services
 - Training of customers on all Microsoft Office applications and programming in Visual Basic
 - Internet Installation and configuration
UNICEF Assisted Water & Sanitation Project 2003-2004 
(WATSAN), Bauchi State
Geologist (Professional Apprenticeship Programme-NDE)
 - Supervision of Borehole Drilling, well development and completion
 - Supervision of borehole facilities installation
 - Preparation of well-log report
Oron Local Govt Council, Akwa Ibom State 2002-2003
Corps Liaison Officer (NYSC)
 -  Organise Corps members for community development projects
 - Liaise with employers on behalf of stranded corps members with respect to
absorption
 - Ensure that NYSC rules and regulations are strictly adhered to
 - Report to Zonal Inspector on all issues affecting corps members
UNICEF Assisted Water and Sanitation Project, Bauchi State 2000-2001
Geologist (Industrial Training)
 - Supervision of Borehole Drilling, well development and completion
 - Supervision of borehole facilities installation
 - Preparation of well-log report
PROJECT/SEMINAR PAPERS
i) The Occurrence and Geochemistry of Lead-Zinc Mineralization around Gwana, Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State Part of Sheet 172, Futuk South-East (Longitudes 10o48ꞌE – 10o53ꞌE and Latitudes 9o36ꞌN-9o38ꞌN) 2002
ii) Petroleum Exploration in the North-East Frontier Basin: A Case Study of the Gongola Basin 2002
iii) Borehole Drilling and Construction in Crystalline and Sedimentary Areas of Bauchi state 2001
iii) Independent Field Mapping of the Area Around Dadin Kowa Dam, Gombe State 1998
AWARDS
i) Award for Outstanding Performance from the State Director, NYSC, Akwa Ibom State
ii) Award for Outstanding Performance by the Group Chief Executive of Intercontinental Bank