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Pres. Tinubu reappoints Mele Kyari GCEO of NNPC Ltd, constitutes board

.....Chief Pius Akinyelure is the Non-Executive Board Chairman

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All the appointments take effect from December 1, 2023, according to a statement by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, the  Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity

President Bola Tinubu has reappointed Mr Mele Kyari as the head of a new management team for the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd).

He has also approved a new Board for the nation’s oil company with Chief Pius Akinyelure as the Non-Executive Board Chairman.

All the appointments take effect from December 1, 2023, according to a statement by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity.

He said the appointments are in compliance with Section 59 (2) of the Petroleum Industry Act, 2021.

They are:

(1) Chief Pius Akinyelure — Non-Executive Board Chairman

(2) Mallam Mele Kolo Kyari — Group Chief Executive Officer

(3) Alhaji Umar Isa Ajiya — Chief Financial Officer

(4) Mr. Ledum Mitee — Non-Executive Director

(5) Mr. Musa Tumsa — Non-Executive Director

(6) Mr. Ghali Muhammad — Non-Executive Director

(7) Prof. Mustapha Aliyu — Non-Executive Director

(8) Mr. David Ogbodo — Non-Executive Director

(9) Ms. Eunice Thomas — Non-Executive Director

Furthermore, President Tinubu approved the appointment of two Permanent Secretaries:

(10) Mr. Okokon Ekanem Udo — Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance

(11) Amb. Gabriel Aduda — Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources

Tinubu said he anticipated the fullest measure of compliance with the performance-driven and results-oriented mandate of “Renewed Hope” agenda of his administration in the implementation of energy policy that will monetize all available oil and gas resources of today.

He also expressed hope that it will pave the way for the total exploitation of new and cleaner energy sources of tomorrow by the distinguished team.

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