3 NNPC chiefs retired over N14bn fraud

Posted by News Express | 14 April 2017 | 1,350 times

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•NNPC Headquarters, Abuja.

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that the Management has retired some top management staff of the Retails section of the Corporation.

A statement signed by the Group General Manager, Group Public Relations, Ndu Ughamadu, named the Managing Director, NNPC Retail Ltd.; Mrs. Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue, Executive Director, Operations, NNPC Retail Ltd., Mr. Alpha P. Mamza; and Manager, Distribution, NNPC Retail Ltd., Mr. Oluwa Kayode Erinoso.

Mr Ughamadu further stated that the action was taken in line with the ongoing reforms in the system.

It would be recalled that Ogbue and the others were indicted by a panel set up to investigate the theft of over 100 million litres of petrol worth over N14 billion, in a scandal involving  some of the top management staff of the Corporation.

Mr Ughamadu also announced the deployment of Mr. Adeyemi Adetunji as the Managing Director of NNPC Retail Ltd.; Engr. Lawal Bello, Executive Director, Operations; Mrs. Affiong Akpasubi, Executive Director, Services; and Mr. Agwandas A. Andrawus, Manager, Distribution.

Until his new assignment as the Managing Director of NNPC Retail Ltd, Mr. Adetunji was General Manager, Strategy & Planning, Gas & Power and also former General Manager, Transformation Office. The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru, charged the deployed staff to remain committed to their duties in line with the transformation aspirations of the Management. (Nigerian Pilot)

Source: News Express

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