aharaReporters has learned that all of the
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation
Group Executive Directors (GEDs) have
been sacked effective immediately. This news
comes only one day after President Buhari
appointed Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu as the Group
Managing Director of the NNPC.
The GEDs fired are Mr. Ian Udoh leading Refining
and Petrochemicals, Mr. Adebayo Ibirogba
leading the Engineering and Technical team, Dr.
David Ige leading Gas and Power, Dr. Attahir
Yusuf leading Business Development; Dr. Dan
Efebo leading Corporate Services, Mr. Bernard
Otti in charge of Finance and Accounts, Ms.
Aisha Abdurrahman leading Commerce and
Investments, and Mr. Joseph Dawha leading
Exploration and Production.
The former President Jonathan appointed all
these GEDs in March, 2014.
SaharaReporters has also learned that GMD
Kachikwu intends to reduce the number of GEDs
from nine to four.