NNPC Appoints New MDs for Port Harcourt, Warri Refineries ..Promotes,Redeploys Others

                                                                                                         NNPC GMD:Yakubu

By Ewache Ajefu/Editor
In a bid to reposition the Corporation and its key Strategic Business Units, the Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has approved the appointment of new Managing Directors for the Port Hacourt Refining Company (PHRC) and Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company (WRPC).
The new Managing Directors are Engr. Ian Udoh for PHRC and Engr Paul Obelley for WRPC.
Announcing the appointments, Acting Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of NNPC, Mr. Fidel I. Pepple, said a number of other management staff were also promoted while others were redeployed.
He named some of those who were promoted to include Farouk Ahmed formerly Executive Director, Commercial, PPMC, now MD NIDAS; Engr. Samuel Babatunde, formerly Executive Director Operations of the Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company, now Project Director Olokola Liquefied Natural Gas Project; Engr. Abdullahi Dandume formerly Executive Director Operations, Nigerian Engineering and Technical Company (NETCO), now Managing Director NETCO; Aliyu Z. Sambo who was  General Manager M&P now Group General Manager Accounts and Aholu Don Beks who has been promoted Group General Manager Information Technology Division from his previous position of General Manager Information Services Department.

Also promoted are: Dr. Edwin Bako as Group General Manager Medical, Engr. Sylvester Idemudia as Group General Manager Greenfield Refineries, and Okhes K. Jonathan as GGM Power, Benjamin Obaigbena as GGM Research and Development and Dan Efebo as GGM Human Resources.
Those who were redeployed include Gabidon Meheux formerly Senior Technical Assistant to the Honourable Minister of Petroleum Resources, now Managing Director, NNPC Services; Chris Osarrunwese formerly Group General Manager Human Resources, now GGM Downstream Business Development; and Engr, Bayo Ibirogba formerly GGM Greenfield Refineries, now GGM Engineering.
Mr. Pepple said all the appointments are with immediate effect.