President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation , after the expiration of the term of the board members appointed in 2016.
Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, in a statement in Abuja on Saturday, listed members of the new board as : Mohammed Lawal (North West), Tajudeen Umar (North East), Adamu Mahmood Attah (North Central), Senator Magnus Abe (South South), Dr Stephen Dike (South East), and Chief Pius Akinyelure (South West).
“The new board will be in place for three years,” Adesina said.
Meanwhile, the immediate past managing director of the company, Mr. Maikanti Baru as passed on after a brief illness. He was aged 60.