NNPC announces top management shake-up, …says new executive appointments, redeployments ‘ll reposition it for greater efficiency




As part of efforts to strengthen and reposition NNPC for greater efficiency, transparency and profitability in line with the “Next Level” agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari, the corporation has announced some appointments and redeployments.
The exercise has thrown up Mr. Adokiye Tombomieye, the Group General Manager, Crude Oil Marketing Division (COMD), who has been appointed the new Chief Operating Officer (Upstream),
while Mr. Mohammed Abdulkabir Ahmed, the Managing Director of the Nigerian Gas Marketing Company (NGMC), is now the new Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Services, following the retirement of  Engr. Farouk Garba Sa’id,  last week.

The corporation’s Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Dr Kennie Obateru, said in a statement that  Engr. Adeyemi Adetunji, the Chief Operating Officer (Upstream) was also redeployed to the Ventures and  Business Development Directorate as COO, a position left by Mr Roland Onoriode Ewubare, who voluntary retired last week, citing joining his family in US as reason.

The top-level staff movement also affected Sir. Billy Okoye who has been redeployed from the NNPC Downstream Company, NNPC Retail Limited, as Managing Director, to replace Mr. Tombomieye as the Group General Manager, Crude Oil Marketing Division; while Mrs. Elizabeth Aliyuda, the General Manager, Sales and Marketing NNPC Retail Limited, takes over from Sir Okoye as Managing Director.

Similarly, Mr. Usman Farouk, Executive Director Asset Management and Technical Services at the NGMC takes over from Mr. Ahmed as Managing Director.

“President Buhari has accepted the resignation of Mr. Roland Ewubare, who was the immediate past Chief Operating Officer, Ventures and New Business Directorate of the National Oil Company and the retirement of the immediate past Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Services, Engr. Farouk Garba Said.

“He thanked the two former COOs for their meritorious service to the corporation,” said the statement, a copy of which was given to PerSecondnews.
Speaking on the development, NNPC Group Managing Director,  Mallam Mele Kyari, said the new appointments would enable the corporation live up to the expectations of its shareholders and Nigerians.
He expressed the hope that the ongoing restructuring would give impetus to the corporation in line with its corporate vision of Transparency, Accountability  and Performance Excellence (TAPE).


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