NNPC ANNOUNCES MAJOR SHAKE UP PREPARATORY FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF PETROLEUM INDUSTRY BILL..
Written by Sarah Osanyinlusi on August 10, 2021
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced a major shakeup in anticipation of the implementation of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB)
In a statement by the Corporation’s Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Dr. Kennie Obateru, yesterday, Mr. Billy Okoye has been appointed the new Group Executive Director, Ventures & Business Development while Mrs. Aisha Ahmadu-Katagum has been promoted to the position of Group Executive Director, Corporate Services.
Until their new appointments, Mr. Okoye and Mrs. Ahmadu-Katagum were Group General Managers, Crude Oil Marketing Division (COMD) and Supply Chain Management Division in the Corporation, respectively.
Adeyemi Adetunji, formerly Chief Operating Officer, Business & Ventures Development, becomes the Group Executive Director, Downstream, while Mr. Mohammed Abdulkabir Ahmed, formerly Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Services, becomes the Group Executive Director, Gas & Power.
Speaking on the Development, Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Mele Kyari, said the new appointments would enable the Corporation live up to the expectations of Nigerians and achieve its vision of becoming a world-class energy company of choice.
Other Chief Operating Officer positions in the Corporation have now been redesignated as Group Executive Directors (GEDs), in alignment with the rules of Company & Allied Matters Act (CAMA), preparatory to the new status of the Corporation as a Limited Liability Company, post-Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).
The repositioning also saw the disengagement of Engr. Yusuf Usman, formerly Chief Operating Officer, Gas & Power.
Editor: AYABA OMEZI