Buhari meets outgoing and incoming GMD of NNPC Groups
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday met with the outgoing and incoming Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru and Mele Kyari respectively, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Bashir Ahmed, a spokesman to the president, who disclosed this, however, did not state the reason for the meeting.
Buhari appointed Kyari in place of Baru after his resignation from office of July 7 2019.
Kyari comes to the job as the 19th GMD of the NNPC with a rich profile of professional and service credentials.
Mr. Roland Onoriode Ewubare (south-south) as the chief operating officer, upstream, Engr. Mustapha Yinusa Yakubu (north-central) as chief operating officer refining and petrochemicals and Engr. Yusuf Usman (north -east) as chief operating officer, gas and power.
Others appointed are Ms. Lawrencia Nwadiabuwa Ndupu (south-east) as chief operating officer Vvntures, Mr. Umar Isa Ajiya (north-west) as chief financial officer, Engr. Adeyemi Adetunji (south-west) as chief operating officer, downstream and Mr. Farouk Garba Said (north-west) – chief operating officer, corporate services.