President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of a new Board and Management team for the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL).
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports President Tinubu retained Mele Kyari as the Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) of NNPCL with Pius Akinyelure as the Non-Executive Board Chairman.
According to a statement by Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, the appointment is with effect from December 1, 2023 and in compliance with Section 59 (2) of the Petroleum Industry Act, 2021.
While Umar Isa Ajiya was appointed Chief Financial Officer, Ledum Mitee, Musa Tumsa and Ghali Muhammad were appointed Non-Executive Directors.
Others appointed Non-Executive Directors are Mustapha Aliyu, David Ogbodo and Eunice Thomas.
“President Tinubu anticipates the fullest measure of compliance with the performance-driven and results-oriented mandate of his Renewed Hope administration in the implementation of energy policy that will monetize all available oil and gas resources of today while paving the way for the total exploitation of new and cleaner energy sources of tomorrow by this distinguished team”, the statement reads.