Nigeria: Eight NNPC Group Executive Directors Sacked
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Group Executive Directors (GEDs) have been sacked effective immediately according to various media sources.
The GEDs fired are Mr. Ian Udoh GED Refining & Petrochemicals, Mr. Adebayo Ibirogba GED Engineering and Technical team, Dr. David Ige leading Gas and Power, Dr. Attahir Yusuf leading Business Development; Dr. Dan Efebo leading Corporate Services, Mr. Bernard Otti in charge of Finance and Accounts, Ms. Aisha Abdurrahman leading Commerce and Investments, and the Group Executive Director Exploration and Production.
This news comes only one day after President Buhari appointed Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu as the Group Managing Director of the NNPC. Mr. Kachikwu who was formerly the Executive Vice Chairman and General Counsel of Exxon-Mobil (Africa), will take over from Joseph Dawha whose current tenure as the GMD expired on July 29th, 2015.
Mr. Kachikwu is a graduate of law from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and the Nigerian Law School. He also holds a masters and doctorate degree in law from the Harvard Law School.
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