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NNPC to sack more staff

14 August 2015, 17:15

Abuja - More workers of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation are expected to be laid off in the ongoing restructuring process of the corporation, Punch reports.

The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Emmanuel Kachikwu, said on Thursday that more purges were on the way as part of activities aimed at restructuring the company for better performance and accountability.

He spoke with State House correspondents shortly after meeting President Muhammadu Buhari behind closed doors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Also read: New head of NNPC sacks top management

He also said the corporation is set to carry out another round of forensic audit that will run into 2015 accounts to ascertain the firm’s true financial state.

Kachikwu said a lot of things that have been done wrongly before will be corrected, and that the corporation is setting a new culture for accountability and service delivery.

He said NNPC will now appraise staff performance and make appropriate decisions after assessment.

Read more at Punch

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