NNPC reorganizes management, COO sacked

NNPC reorganizes management, COO sacked

On Monday, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), announced the reorganization of its management staff which involved the promotion and redeployment of some staff to fill vacant positions.

The corporation also disengaged a chief operating officer during the exercise.

In a statement issued in Abuja by Kennie Obateru, Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, the corporation announced that Billy Okoye had been appointed the new Group Executive Director, Ventures and Business Development, while Aisha Ahmadu-Katagum, was promoted to the position of Group Executive Director, Corporate Services.

Part of the statement read, “until their new appointments, Mr Okoye and Mrs Ahmadu-Katagum were Group General Managers, Crude Oil Marketing Division and Supply Chain Management Division in the Corporation, respectively.”

Also, Adeyemi Adetunji, formerly Chief Operating Officer, Business and Ventures Development, is now the Group Executive Director, Downstream, while Mohammed Ahmed, formerly Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Services, has now assumed the position of Group Executive Director, Gas and Power.

The statement further said that, preparatory to the new status of the corporation as a limited liability company, post-Petroleum Industry Bill, Chief Operating Officer positions in the Corporation had now been re-designated as Group Executive Directors in alignment with the rules of Company and Allied Matters Act.

“The repositioning also saw the disengagement of Yusuf Usman, formerly Chief Operating Officer, Gas and Power,” the oil firm said.

According to the NNPC, “The new appointments include that of Mr Garba-Deen Muhammad, who will take over from Dr Kennie Obateru, as the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the corporation.”


Author: Greg