President Muhammadu Buhari appoints new Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu as the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation-NNPC.

Kachikwu, who was the Executive Vice Chairman and General Counsel of Exxon-Mobil Africa, is to take over from Joseph Dawha.

He hails from Onicha-Ugbo in Delta State and a First Class Graduate of Law from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and the Nigerian Law School.

The new NNPC Chief Executive also holds Masters and Doctorate Degrees in Law from the Harvard Law School.

He started his working career with the Nigerian/American Merchant Bank before moving on to Texaco Nigeria Limited from where he joined Exxon-Mobil.

President Buhari has also approved the appointment of Umaru Danbatta as the new Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of the Nigerian Communications Commission-NCC.

 



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