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BREAKING: President Tinubu Reappoints Mele Kyari, Others to NNPCL Board

Toba Owojaiye reporting

Abuja, Nigeria.



In alignment with the provisions of the Petroleum Industry Act, 2021, President Bola Tinubu has given the nod to a revamped Board and Management team for the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL), effective December 1, 2023.

Among the key appointments are
NNPC Board and Management Team:

⁃ Chief Pius Akinyelure — Non-Executive Board Chairman
⁃ Mallam Mele Kolo Kyari — Group Chief Executive Officer
⁃ Alhaji Umar Isa Ajiya — Chief Financial Officer
⁃ Mr. Ledum Mitee — Non-Executive Director
⁃ Mr. Musa Tumsa — Non-Executive Director
⁃ Mr. Ghali Muhammad — Non-Executive Director
⁃ Prof. Mustapha Aliyu — Non-Executive Director
⁃ Mr. David Ogbodo — Non-Executive Director
⁃ Ms. Eunice Thomas — Non-Executive Director

Permanent Secretaries:

⁃ Mr. Okokon Ekanem Udo — Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance
⁃ Amb. Gabriel Aduda — Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources

President Tinubu’s strategic vision emphasizes the imperative of performance-driven and results-oriented governance. The appointed team, comprised of distinguished individuals tasked with implementing an energy policy that optimizes current oil and gas resources and lays the foundation for the exploration of innovative and cleaner energy sources. This aligns with Tinubu’s commitment to navigating the nation toward a sustainable energy future.

The announcement reflects Tinubu’s Renewed Hope administration’s commitment to efficient resource utilization and forward-looking energy policies. The appointments underscore a deliberate effort to assemble a capable and diverse team capable of steering Nigeria’s energy sector toward economic growth and environmental sustainability.

As President Tinubu ushers in this new era for the NNPC, expectations are high for the team to achieve to high crude production and local refining that would make fuel available and affordable to the masses.

The statement made available to Truth Live News was signed by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, the Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity.

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