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President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has made new appointments into the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPCL) which will take effect from December 1st, 2023.

The new appointees includes (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.

Tinubu equally 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.

A statement by his media aide, Ajuri Ngelale on Monday, noted that the appointment was in compliance with Section 59 (2) of the Petroleum Industry Act, 2021.

The President said he anticipates the fullest measure of compliance with the performance-driven and results-oriented mandate of his Renewed Hope administration in the implementation of energy policy that will monetize all available oil and gas resources of today while paving the way for the total exploitation of new and cleaner energy sources of tomorrow by this distinguished team.



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