NNPC promotes, redeploys senior management staff
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) had announced the promotion and redeployment of some staff to fill key vacant positions in the organisation.
A statement issued by the Corporation’s Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Dr Kennie Obateru on Monday, confirmed the development.
The statement said 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,’’ said the statement.
‘’Engr. 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.’’
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The statement said 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).
According to the statement, the repositioning also saw the disengagement of Engr. Yusuf Usman, formerly Chief Operating Officer, Gas & Power.
The new appointments include that of Mr Garba Deen Muhammad, who will take over from Dr Kennie Obateru as the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the Corporation.
Speaking on the Development, Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Mallam Mele Kyari, said the new appointments would enable the Corporation to live up to the expectations of Nigerians and achieve its vision of becoming a world-class energy company of choice.