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September 20, 2014
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NNPC Retools for Transformation
NNPC Retools for Transformation

..As FG Approves Promotion, Redeployment of Management Staff across SBU’s

Determined to position the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on the irreversible path of growth and sustained development, the Federal Government on Thursday approved the promotion and redeployment of some top Management staff across the Corporation’s Divisions and strategic Business Units.

The re-tooling exercise which is designed to provide a fresh gusto in line with the NNPC Transformation initiative involved the promotion of 38 senior managers and the redeployment of 23 top Management staff into vacant and existing high level Management positions.

To consolidate on the gains in the downstream sector, Simon Itua Ehiemua, former General Manager of Brass LNG was appointed the new MD of Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company, WRPC while Samuel Olumuyiwa Babatunde, Executive Director Operations of NETCO is now the Executive Director Operations of WRPC.

Mr. Ian Gregory Udoh former GM, Process Engineering is now the Executive Director Operations (EDO) of the Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company, KRPC. Mr. Idi Muktar former General Manager HR of the NLNG is now the Executive Director Services (EDS) KRPC.

The Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC also got new appointees with the emergence of Mr. Ikechukwu Godspower Okafor former Manager, JV as the new EDO, NPDC while Ishaya Timothy Bamaiyi, former, EDS NETCO is now the EDS at NPDC.   Also Alhaji Abdullahi Kallamu former General Manager Finance of NAPIMS is now the new Executive Director Finance of NPDC.  

Under the new arrangement, Mr. Gabiddon Meheux who was the General Manager, Gas & Power LNG has been elevated to the position of Group General Manager and Senior Technical Assistant to the Honorable Minister of Petroleum Resources while Mrs. Daba Manuel Obioha, Manager Services at the National Petroleum Investment Management Services, NAPIMS is now General Manager Services, NAPIMS. Also Engr. Dennis Ndubueze Ajulu former Manager Technical in the Renewable Energy Division of the Corporation is now the GM, Cost Engineering Downstream in the Engineering and Technical Division.  

Hamman Ahmadu Sambo was moved from the position of GGM Finance to the post of Managing Director, NNPC Pension while Aliyu Ibrahim Ahmed, former MD NNPC Pension is now the MD, Hyson, a subsidiary of the Corporation.

Also, Engr. Abdullahi Suleiman Bashir, previously on overseas development assignment is now the new MD of NIGAZ while Umar Farouk Bello former GGM in the now defunct Special Services Division is now MD NNPC Retail.

Mrs. Olive Ugadiya Egbuta, former EDS of the Integrated Data Services Limited, IDSL is now the GM in the Group Learning Division of the Corporation.

Godson Uwaezuoke Okoli, GM in the Headquarters Accounts in the Finance and Accounts Division of the Corporation is now the General Manager Finance, NAPIMS.

Throwing more light on the exercise, Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, NNPC, Dr. Levi Ajuonuma stated that the exercise is part of a master plan to reinvigorate the NNPC workforce to put in place a human resource base that is adequately qualified and equipped to guarantee the Corporation’s ability to compete globally.  

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