Board Of Directors


Lanre Runsewe



Lanre is a visionary within the LPG Industry of Nigeria - 10 years ago he left his life behind in the UK and took a role with NIAF / DFID as a Distribution Workstream Manager in Nigeria. This role and his vast experience in the energy sector of the UK (N-Power) and Bsc in Management which equipped him with business development, process management and energy sector commercial experience (oil & gas and power), very significant and influential business and political contacts, understanding of the business environment and how to deliver within the very complex Nigerian environment; gave him the all the skills he required to start what has become known as the Rungas Group.
The Rungas Group has entrenched itself over the entire LPG value chain of Nigeria i.e. from importing and manufacturing of cylinders (RUNGAS CYLINDER MANUFACTURING) and has already supplied oil majors FORTE OIL. MRS and Oando and numerous Independent Distributors, bulk gas supply and bulk storage (RUNGAS ENERGY TRADING) to LPG dispensing skid tanks, automated LPG vending machines, LPG generators etc (RUNGAS GREEN TECHNOLOGY). RCMC is the arm of our group responsible for building a state of the art CYLINDER MANUFACTURING COMPANY in the Lekki Free Trade Zone in Lagos, Nigeria. This will ensure that the vision of Lanre and the Rungas Group is achieved and will ensure that the Nigeria populace and Africa as a whole are provided with the means to use a cleaner and safer fuel through the use of our cylinders (comet / hybrid).

Auwalu A. Ilu



A passionate stakeholder in the LPG industry. He has over 20 years of experience working in the industry during which he served at various times, the President of Nigerian Association of LPG marketers (NALPGAM) 2003-2008, Presidential Member of the LPG steering committee between 2004 -2007 and President of the Nigeria LP Gas Association 2009-2013. He is the Chairman/CEO of Ultimate Gas Limited.

Smart Ladi Fadayomi



His career in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) spans over 34 years during which he held top Technical and Management positions at various times as Manager, Exploration, Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC);General Manager, Production Sharing Contract Division (PSC, NAPIMS ); Group General Manager (LNG & Power); Managing Director, Nigerian Gas Company (NGC ) and Managing Director, Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC). After which he worked for about 3 years as Deputy Managing Director (DMD) at Addax Petroleum Development (Nigeria) Limited.
He is a past President and Fellow, Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE) and also a Fellow of the Nigerian Mining and Geo-Sciences Society (NMGS) and widely travelled in Africa, North and South America, India, Japan, Korea etc.

Worthington Industries /Amtrol Alfa, Portugal



Amtrol Alfa is Europe’s largest manufacturer of gas cylinders with over of 50 years of experience with strong commitment to partnerships based on trust, confidence, integrity and mutual benefits involving our customers, suppliers and employees on day to day activities.
Worthington is the largest alternative fuel cylinder and system supplier in the world, manufacturing 400,000 units last year. Fortune magazine has listed us as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in America.

Laolu Akinkugbe



He currently serves as a Director of Nigerian Bottling Company Plc; a member of the Coca- Cola Hellenic Group right after retiring from Coca Cola Nigeria Limited as the Public Affairs and Communication Director.
He was also a past President of Nigeria America Chamber of Commerce with a degree in Social Science from University of Ibadan; Post Graduate Studies in Management from Cranfield University and also a Graduate of Advanced Management Program from Lagos Business School.