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Yakubu Assumes Duty, Vows to Move NNPC Forward

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 6/27/2012, Location: Africa

The newly-appointed Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Engr Andrew Laah Yakubu has fully assumed duty with a pledge to surmount all challenges towards moving the Corporation forward.

Engr. Yakubu made this pledge while receiving the official mantle of leadership from the outgoing GMD, Engr Austen Oniwon at a brief ceremony held in the NNPC Towers.

“We know the task is enormous, but nothing is impossible. We can’t allow NNPC to stay where it is today. We’ll work hard to improve on what is on ground. We are determined to reinforce NNPC’s core values of transparency and accountability in the conduct of our business. We’ll remain collectively resolute and with God behind us, we shall survive the storm,” Engr. Yakubu stated.

He congratulated Engr. Oniwon for his tenure at the helm of NNPC affairs, describing their time and interactions together as “very productive and worthwhile.”

He called for the support, co-operation and prayers of NNPC staff for the new management team. “As one big family, I’m confident that we shall all succeed in our quest to move this Corporation forward.”

Earlier, Engr. Austen Oniwon, who described his successor’s appointment as “well-deserved”, said he was confident that the caliber of individuals in the new Management team will help reposition NNPC to better tackle the challenges ahead.

He charged him to remain focused on the core business of the Corporation which at the end of the day, would be the yardstick for evaluating his tenure.

Engr. Oniwon also expressed his gratitude to the outgoing management team even as he urged the new management to remain united in the interest of the organization and the Nigerian people.

He enjoined the new GMD to see the two in-house unions as “partners in progress” because according to Oniwon, “you’ll need each other for the betterment of the Corporation.”

Present at the handing over ceremony were Mr. Michael Arokodare (out-going GED Finance & Accounts) and Mr Philip O. Chukwu (out-going GED Refineries & Petrochemicals).

Also present at the ceremony were some members of the new management team, Dr. Atahiru B. Yusuf (GED Commercial & Investment), Dr. David O. Ige (GED Gas & Power), Dr. Peter S. Nmadu (GED Corporate Services) Dr. Timothy E. Okon (Coordinator Corporate Planning & Strategy) Mr. Anthony C. Madiche (Company Secretary/ Legal Adviser) and Engr. Victor Briggs (Managing Director, Nigerian Petroleum Development Company).

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