President Muhammadu Buhari has dissolved the board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) with immediate effect.
The directive to that effect was conveyed in a letter signed today 26th June 2015 by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Barr. Danladi Kifasi.
In it the President thanked members of the dissolved board for their services to the nation.
President Buhari had said before that he would sanitise the oil sector. The process may have begun with the dissolution of the NNPC board.