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NNPC to raise living standards of Nigerians

07 July 2016, 13:27

Lagos - The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC state that it plans to introduce a number of initiatives that would help develop communities around the country, improve the living conditions of Nigerians and better prepare the youth in building for their future, Vanguard reports.

Managing Director of the NNPC, Ibe Kachikwu stated that the corporation would continue with its objectives to support community-based efforts that promotes education and youth development.

Also read: Fuel scarcity will end by next week - Kachikwu

Kachikwu added that the NNPC would remain committed to introducing initiatives that would improve the living conditions of all Nigerians.

He said that the corporation would look to better prepare the youth of Nigeria in entering a unique working environment that is heavily affected by a dwindling economy with a high amount of youth unemployment.

News24 Nigeria reported that President Muhammadu Buhari removed Ibe Kachikwu as group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. He however allowed him to remain as minister of state for petroleum and will serve as chairman of the new NNPC board.

For more on this story, visit Vanguard.

- News24 Nigeria


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