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 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.