Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of five new Group Executive Directors for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to fill vacancies in the corporation.
The appointees are: Ian Udoh, Group Executive Director, Refining and Petrochemicals; Dr Dan Efebo, Group Executive Director, Corporate Services; and Aisha Abdurrahman, Group Executive Director, Business Development.
The others are: Adebayo Ibirogba, Group Executive Director, Engineering and Technical; while Dr Joseph Dawha would serve as Acting Group Executive Director, Exploration and Production.
Udoh from Akwa Ibom had been the Managing Director of Port Harcourt Refining and Petrochemicals Company Ltd since November 2012.
Efebo from Bayelsa was the Group General Manager in charge of the NNPC’s Human Resources Division before his new appointment.
Abdurrahman from Kogi was the Managing Director of Nikorma, NNPC’s shipping subsidiary, since March 2011.
Abdurrahman has also served as Managing Director of Hyson, an NNPC trading subsidiary, and as Executive Director (Services) of the Pipelines and Products Marketing Company.
Ibirogba, a Chemical Engineer from Ogun was the Group General Manager, Engineering in the NNPC’s Engineering and Technology Directorate.
Dawha from Borno, who replaces Abiye Membere as Group Executive Director, Exploration and Production, has been the Managing Director of Integrated Data Services ltd., since 2005.-
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