Breaking News: President Buhari Approves New Board of Directors for NNPC

speech buhariPresident Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), as
provided for under Section 1(2) of the NigerianNational Petroleum Corporation Act of 1997, asamended.
The new board is composed of the following:
A. Chairman-Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu,
Honourable Minister of State for Petroleum;
B. Group Managing Director-Dr Maikanti Kacalla
Baru;
C. The Permanent Secretary of the Federal
Ministry of Finance; and
D. The following six persons:
1. Mallam Abba Kyari
2. Dr Thomas M.A John
3. Dr Pius O. Akinyelure
4. Dr Tajuddeen Umar
5. Mallam Mohammed Lawal, and
6. Mallam Yusuf Lawal.
President Buhari urges the new board to ensure the successful delivery of the mandate of the NNPC, ” and serve the nation by upholding the
public trust placed on them in managing this critical national asset.”
FEMI ADESINA
Special Adviser
(Media and Publicity)
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