Buhari Approves New NNPC Board As Kachikwu Is Removed As GMD

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a new Group Managing Director (GMD) for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as provided for under Section 1(2) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Act of 1997, as amended.

The new board is composed of the following:

Buhari has appointed a new NNPC board
Buhari has appointed a new NNPC board

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 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.

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Buhari therefore urged 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.

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