President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has approved the following appointments and changes in the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC):
According to a statement issued by Reuben Abati, Special Adviser to the President on media & publicity,Dr Joseph Thlama Dawha is the new Group Managing Director, NNPC. While Mr Anthony Ugonna Muoneke is the Managing Director, NPDC, Ms Aisha Mata Abdurrahman is the Group Executive Director, Commercial and Investment, NNPC and Dr Attahir B. Yusuf is the Group Executive Director, Business Development, NNPC
The new Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr. Dawha hails from Borno state. He has served previously as the Group Executive Director, Exploration and Production, NNPC and Managing Director of Integrated Data Services Ltd (IDSL), a subsidiary of the NNPC.
Mr Anthony Muoneke, the new Managing Director of the NPDC, hails from Anambra state. Called to the Nigerian Bar in 1985, he has over 29 years’ experience at both local and international levels in the oil and gas as well as the energy and power sectors, including serving as Executive Director, Finance & Admin, Niger Delta Power Holding Company Ltd. (NDPHC).
All the appointments are with immediate effect.