President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the tenure of the Accountant General of the Federation, Mr Ahmed Idris.
A statement by the Director, Communications, Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Wunmi Ogunmosunle, on behalf of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, announced the re-appointment.
The statement said that Idris’ letter was signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha.
Also this Thursday, the President appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari the 19th Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
A statement from the NNPC says “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.”
Also appointed are seven new Chief Operating Officers for the Corporation.
They are: Chief Operating Officers include Mr. Roland Onoriode Ewubare (South-South) – Chief Operating Officer, Upstream, Engr. Mustapha Yinusa Yakubu (North Central) – Chief Operating Officer Refining and Petrochemicals and Engr. Yusuf Usman (North East) – Chief Operating Officer, Gas and Power
Others are 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.
The appointments take effect from July 8, 2019, except for Mr. Farouk Garba Said (North West), who is replacing a retiring Chief Operating Officer, effective from June 28, 2019.
The statement by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, said that until his new appointment, Kyari, a geologist, was the Group General Manager, Crude Oil Marketing Division of NNPC and also doubled, since May 13, 2018, as Nigeria’s National Representative to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC.