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Tinubu Re-appoints Mele Kyari Group CEO Of NNPC – Names Board 

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of a new Board and Management team for the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) with effect from December 1, 2023.

Gatekeepers News reports that in a statement signed by Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), the appointments were done in compliance with Section 59 (2) of the Petroleum Industry Act, 2021.

They include Chief Pius Akinyelure as Non-Executive Board Chairman, and Mallam Mele Kolo Kyari as Group Chief Executive Officer.

See Full List:

(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

The President expects the team to align with the performance-driven and results-oriented mandate of his Renewed Hope administration for effective energy policy implementation.


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