President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday approved the reconstitution of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
A statement from the Presidency, which was relayed on the official twitter handle of the Presidency, read that “President @MBuhari has approved the reconstitution of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (@NNPCgroup), after the expiration of the term of the board members appointed in 2016.
— Presidency Nigeria (@NGRPresident) May 30, 2020
The statement explained that the reconstitution became necessary after the tenure of board members appointed in 2016 expired.
Members of the new Board were identified to include Mohammed Lawal (North West), Tajudeen Umar (North East), Adamu Mahmood Attah (North Central), Senator Magnus Abe (South-South), Dr Stephen Dike (South East), and Chief Pius Akinyelure (South West).
The new board has a tenure of three years duration, the statement indicated.