Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has on Tuesday sacked the managing directors of all subsidiaries of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, as he approves the appointment of four new Group Executive Directors for the national oil firm.
The four new Group Executive Directors appointed by the president are;
– Dr. Maikanti Baru, Group Executive Director, Exploration & Production
– Mr. Isiaka Abdulrazaq, Group Executive Director, Finance & Services
– Engr. Dennis Nnamdi Ajulu, Group Executive Director, Refining & Technology
– Dr. Babatunde Victor Adeniran, Group Executive Director, Commercial & Investment
The massive shakeup also led to the retirement of 38 top management staff of the corporation, trimming down the number from 122 to 83.
Also, a new Company Secretary/Legal Adviser and Managing Directors have also been appointed for the Strategic Business Units.
They are: Chidi Momah, Group General Manager, Company Secratarty & Legal Adviser; Mrs. Esther Nnamdi Ogbue, Managing Director, Pipelines and Products Marketing Company (PPMC); Engr. Chinedu Ezeribe, Managing Director, Warri Refinning & Petrochemicals Company (WRPC); Mr. Babatunde Bakare, Managing Director, Nigerian Gas Company (NGC); Mr. Inuwa Ibrahim Waya, Managing Director, Hyson; Mr. Abubakar Mai-Bornu, Managing Director, Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC); and Mr. Ladipo Fagbola, Managing Director, NNPC Retail.
Others are: Mr. Rowland Ewubare, Managing Director, Integrated Data Services Ltd (IDSL); Mr. Modupe Bammeke, Managing Director, NNPC Prpoerties; Mr. Abdulkadir Saidu, Managing Director, Duke Oil; and Mr. Dafe Sejebor, Group General Manager, Nigerian Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS).