The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has carried out a major appointment and redeployment of top management staff across board designed to reflect operational realities and ensure sustained performance and profitability.
In a podcast to members of Staff on Monday, the Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, said that the changes were informed by the desire to consolidate on the restructuring exercise through realigning jobs with requisite competences and experiences.
He said the exercise was in line with international best practices and done with deliberate measures to ensure fairness and equity as well as the capacity to deliver.
“As you might have heard, His Excellency Mr. President has approved the High Level Organogram of the Corporation and appointment of Staff into various positions. Most importantly, the changes were done in the spirit of entrenching professionalism and accountability which is a cardinal principle of our 12 Business Focus Areas which are hinged on the slogan moving NNPC Forward…Together,” a statement by the management of the corporation quoted him as saying.
While calling on staff to support the ongoing restructuring efforts, the GMD noted that NNPC has made some progress in the implementation of the 12 Business Focus Areas.
“We can now deliver crude to our refineries, we have stabilised fuel supply across the country, Frontier Exploration Services and Integrated Data Services Limited have mobilised to the Benue trough and will soon resume activities in the Chad basin,” he further stated.
In all, 109 Management staff were promoted while 24 were redeployed in the exercise which saw the return of veteran journalist, Ndu Ughamadu as Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division. He takes over from Garba Deen Muhammad.