The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru on Monday approved the appointment of new Group Executive Directors, GEDs and GGM’s for its restructured divisions.
In the re-organisation that saw the reappointment of Ndu Ughamadu as the corporation’s new Group General Manager Public Affairs, some top officials were either redeployed or seconded to key positions in the corporation, while some were demoted.
In a proposed structure obtained by Per Second News, directors promoted by Minister of State, Petroleum Resources Ibe Kachikwu in July all got confirmed by Baru after initial fears.
Top among those affected was former Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, GPAD, Garba Deen Mohammed, who was downgraded to the General Manager position. Garba Deen is replaced by Ndu Ughamadu.
A niteclub disc jockey earlier appointed by former GMD Kachikwu as a manager has also been relieved of his duties.
Ughamadu, was the spokesman of the Corporation under Dr. Jackson Gaius-Obaseki’s leadership, he was brought back by Kachikwu months ago and made GGM, Government and Labour Relations in the office of the GMD.
Ughamadu, was born on September 24, 1955 in Maiduguri, Borno, Nigeria. Son of Clement Peterson and Catherine Nwayawu (Ogbuogwalu) University.
Below are some of the changes
Adewala Ajayi Oladipo is now GM Capital Projects
Ahmadu Sambo is now GGM Finance
Wunti Maijaima’s is now GM Downstream
Okonkwo Chukwuma is now MD NNPC Capital
Adekemi Akitoye Adunni is now GGM NNPC Learning Development
Chidi Momah is now Secretary to the Corporation
Mrs Umma Musa is now GM Services Trading