Buhari sacks Baru, appoints Kyari GMD NNPC

Buhari sacks Baru, appoints Kyari GMD NNPC

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). He has also replaced him as the 19th with Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group of the National Oil Company. Kyari’s appointment takes effect from 8 July, according to a release on Wednesday in Abuja by the


President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

He has also replaced him as the 19th with Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group of the National Oil Company.

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI

Kyari’s appointment takes effect from 8 July, according to a release on Wednesday in Abuja by the NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, which stated that President Buhari also appointed seven new Chief Operating Officers.

Until his new appointment, Kyari, a geologist, was Group General Manager, Crude Oil Marketing Division of NNPC and also doubled, since 13th May, 2018, as Nigeria’s National Representative to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC.

The newly appointed Chief Operating Officers are:

  • Mr. Roland Onoriode Ewubare (South-South) – Chief Operating OfficPetrochemicals.
    Engr. Mustapha Yinusa Yakubu (North Central) – Chief Operating Officer Refining and Petrochemicals

*Engr. Yusuf Usman (North East) – Chief Operating Officer, Gas and Power.

*Ms. Lawrencia Nwadiabuwa Ndupu (South East), Chief Operating Officer Ventures

  • Mr. Umar Isa Ajiya (North West) – Chief Financial Officer

*Engr. Adeyemi Adetunji (South West) – Chief Operating Officer, Downstream and Mr. Farouk Garba Said (North West) – Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Services.

Ughamadu stated in the release that NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, had congratulated the new appointees.

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Mallam Kyari is a quintessential crude oil marketer with prerequisite certification and outfield pedigree in Petroleum Economics and crude oil and gas trading.

In the last 27 years, he had traversed the entire value chain of the Petroleum Industry with exceptional records of performance.

Under his watch, the Crude Oil Marketing Division has recorded noticeable transformation in the management and sales of the various Nigeria’s crude oil grades via an infusion of transparency and automation of the processes, the release by the NNPC spokesperson, stated.

No detailed reasons have been given for the shake up in NNPC as at the time of filing this report.

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