Friday , December 4 2020
Home » Uncategorized » Why I appoint Kyari as new GMD for NNPC – Buhari

Why I appoint Kyari as new GMD for NNPC – Buhari

 

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

The corporation disclosed this in a statement released by the  NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu,in Abuja, on Thursday.

He said that the appointment will take effect from July 8, 2019 adding that the president  also appointed alongside Kyari, seven new Chief Operating Officers.

Kyari, a geologist, was Group General Manager, Crude Oil Marketing Division of NNPC and also doubled, since 13th May, 2018, as Nigeria’s National Representative to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC.

The statement noted that President Buhari had directed that the New GMD and the newly appointed Chief Operating Officers work with the current occupiers of the various offices till 7th July, 2019 towards a smooth transition on 8th July 2019 when their appointments would take effect to ensure a smooth transition. \

However, the appointment of Mr. Farouk Garba Said (North West), who is replacing a retiring Chief Operating Officer, is effective from 28th June, 2019.

Other officers appointed by Buahri include  Mr. Roland Onoriode Ewubare (South-South), Chief Operating Officer, Upstream, Engr. Mustapha Yinusa Yakubu (North Central) – Chief Operating Officer Refining and Petrochemicals and  Engr. Yusuf Usman (North East) – Chief Operating Officer, Gas and Power

Also, Ms Lawrencia Nwadiabuwa Ndupu (South East), Chief Operating Officer Ventures, Mr. Umar Isa Ajiya (North West), Chief Financial Officer,  Engr. Adeyemi Adetunji (South West), Chief Operating Officer, Downstream and  Mr. Farouk Garba Said (North West) – Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Services.

The NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, in the statement  had congratulated the new appointees.

Kyari is a quintessential crude oil marketer with prerequisite certification and outfield pedigree in Petroleum Economics and crude oil and gas trading.

In the last 27 years he had traversed the entire value chain of the Petroleum Industry, with exceptional records of performance.

Under his watch, the Crude Oil Marketing Division has recorded noticeable transformation in the management and sales of the various Nigeria’s crude oil grades via an infusion of transparency and automation of the processes, the release by the NNPC spokesperson, stated.

Kyari would be the 19th Group Managing Director of the National Oil Company.

 

About Editor Charles

Check Also

Lagos BRT Buses On Fire, NPA HQ, TVC Other Facilities On Fire In Lagos

  By Our Correspondents Hoodlums have set the Oyingbo Terminal Bus on Lagos Mainland on …

Lagos government shuts down entire state

  Agency Report Nigerian authorities declared a 24-hour lockdown in Lagos, Africa’s most populous city, …

PROF. ELEMO TO DELIVER 19TH INAUGURAL LECTURE AT AJAYI CROWTHER UNIVERSITY

Prof. (Mrs) Gloria Nwakaegho Elemo, the immediate past C.E.O/DG of Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO) …

Expert proffers solution to plight of  FCT traders

  By Charles Nwaoguji The Chairman/CEO Chebez Global Ventures LTD.,  Mr. Achebe Gabriel Iweka has called …

FCCPC opens active investigation into competition and possible consumer rights violations in pay tv industries

By Skybirdnews Group Pursuant to Sections 17(b),(e),(g), (s),(x) (y), 18(3), 59, 61, 62, 69,70(1)(2), 72, 73, …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Copyright @ 2018