President Muhammadu Buhari has selected Mr Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
The company unveiled this in an announcement discharged by the NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu,in Abuja, on Thursday.
He said that the arrangement will produce results from July 8, 2019 including that the president additionally named nearby Kyari, seven new Chief Operating Officers.
Kyari, a geologist, was Group General Manager, Crude Oil Marketing Division of NNPC and furthermore multiplied, since thirteenth May, 2018, as Nigeria’s National Representative to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC.
The announcement noticed that President Buhari had coordinated that the New GMD and the recently selected Chief Operating Officers work with the present occupiers of the different workplaces till seventh July, 2019 towards a smooth progress on eighth July 2019 when their arrangements would produce results to guarantee a smooth change.
Be that as it may, the arrangement of Mr. Farouk Garba Said (North West), who is supplanting a resigning Chief Operating Officer, is compelling from 28th June, 2019.
Different officers selected by Buahri incorporate 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
Additionally, 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 announcement had complimented the new representatives.
Kyari is a quintessential unrefined petroleum advertiser with essential accreditation and outfield family in Petroleum Economics and raw petroleum and gas exchanging.
Over the most recent 27 years he had crossed the whole worth chain of the Petroleum Industry, with excellent records of execution.
Under his supervision, the Crude Oil Marketing Division has recorded discernible change in the administration and offers of the different Nigeria’s unrefined petroleum grades by means of an implantation of straightforwardness and computerization of the procedures, the discharge by the NNPC representative, expressed.
Kyari would be the nineteenth Group Managing Director of the National Oil Company.