NNPC says top management appointments on merit – The Nation Newspaper

NNPC says top management appointments on merit – The Nation Newspaper


The Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says skilled competence, adherence to the belief of transparency and accountability informed the present high management appointment accomplished in the main week of March.

Dr Kennie Obateru, the spokesman for the corporation made this identified in a assertion issued in Abuja, on Sunday.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) experiences that the corporation in March disengaged some of its team and appointed fresh high management team.

The appointments elicited criticisms from some Nigerians and a few Niger Delta leaders.

Obateru outlined that the belief of federal persona used to be also a ingredient in the progression of the newly appointees.

He stated many high management officers of the corporation had been moved to fresh positions, whereas some had been promoted in accordance to their verifiable observe records of performance.

“Some Chief Operating Officers, Team Total Managers and Managing Directors of subsidiaries had been affected in what some industry analysts described as basically the most purpose placement articulate in the present history of the Nationwide Oil Company.

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Topping the listing of the modifications, he stated, used to be the re-deployment of the erstwhile Chief Operating Officer (COO), Upstream, Mr Roland Ewubare, to the Ventures and Change Constructing Directorate as COO.

He stated that under the scheme, Ewubare, acquired an additional accountability of industry pattern, besides managing the neighborhood’s ventures.

NNPC spokesman stated Ewubare’s pickle as COO Upstream used to be taken over by Mr Adeyemi Adetunji, erstwhile Chief Operating Officer in fee of Downstream directorate.

He well-known that Adetunji used to be a top quality Mechanical Engineering graduate of the University of Lagos and began his over 30 years occupation as a upkeep Engineer and later a venture Engineer in Lever Brothers Nigeria Restricted (Unilever).

Obateru stated that the present high management appointment also bought affirmative movement with the re-deployment of Ms Lawrencia Ndupu to the Downstream.

He stated that Ndupu used to be a Physicists and well-known explorationist and began her working occupation in NNPC in January 1986, adding that via the years, she has held many key positions.

Obateru added that Mr Bala Wunti, the erstwhile Managing Director of the Petroleum Merchandise Marketing Company used to be appointed because the fresh GGM of the Nationwide Petroleum Funding Management Products and providers (NAPIMS).

“With a chain of abilities spanning end to 30 years, Wunti who hailed from the North East, used to be the initiator of ‘Operation White,’ a tool put in pickle to promote transparency and accountability in the distribution of petroleum products at some stage in the nation.

“The listing also integrated Mr Lawal Sade because the fresh Managing Director of the NNPC Trading Company, a subsidiary of corporation.

“ Sooner than then he used to be the MD of NIDAS, a shipping arm of the NNPC. Mr. Sade had been of direction a marketer in the final 20 years with spectacular outcomes.”

Obateru stated that the articulate saved in pickle Mr Adokiye Tombomieye, from the South-South, as Team Total Supervisor, Monstrous Oil Marketing, a highly strategic pickle in the corporation.

The NNPC spokesperson outlined that the fresh appointments depicted a management of the corporation obvious on guaranteeing placement of square pegs in square holes.

He stated this used to be accomplished whereas no longer dropping look of geographical unfold, in appreciate of staffing.


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