As part of efforts and commitment to transparency standards of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) as a Supporting Company, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced the appointment of Ms. Murjanatu Ibrahim Gamawa as EITI Implementation Programme Manager.
Gamawa’s appointment is effective from January 2021.
The oil giant said the move would also help to drive speedy attainment of the EITI requirements across its operations, according to a press statement by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs, Dr Kennie Obateru, a copy of which was emailed to Persecondnews.
Gamawa, a petroleum geologist, was until her appointment, the EITI Country Manager in charge of coordinating implementation of EITI standards across Anglophone Africa.
She also worked at the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) as a petroleum analyst and team lead of the Oil and Gas Team.
Gamawa’s wealth of experience across the Oil and Gas industry and in EITI mandate implementation is expected to boost the Corporation’s compliance strategy and roadmap.