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NNPC Agency to sack 1000 workers

The NNPC has witnessed a major shakeup since President Muhammadu Buhari appointed new Group Managing Director, Ibe Kachikwu.

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The management of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is set to relieve 1000 workers of their duties, reports say.

New NNPC boss, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu play

New NNPC boss, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu

(Daily Post)

 

The NNPC has witnessed a major shakeup since President Muhammadu Buhari appointed new Group Managing Director, Ibe Kachikwu.

President Muhammadu Buhari meets with newly-appointed Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Ibe Kachikwu and Chairman/Managing Director of Exxonmobil Nigeria, Nolan O’Neal in Abuja on August 4, 2015. play

President Muhammadu Buhari meets with newly-appointed Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Ibe Kachikwu and Chairman/Managing Director of Exxonmobil Nigeria, Nolan O’Neal in Abuja on August 4, 2015.

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200 of the affected workers are said to be middle level officers while the remaining 800 are those who would have ordinarily retired within the next year and a half, according to Daily Trust.

New NNPC GMD Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu play

New NNPC GMD Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu

 

Kachikwu is said to have instructed all NNPC employees who would be due for retirement by December 31, 2016 to leave now due to the ongoing restructuring of the corporation.

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Ibe Kachikwu

(Complete Fashion)

 

The new NNPC boss had earlier warned that employees who were found wanting by the restructuring process would be forced to leave the company.

Former NNPC GMB, Joseph Dawha hands over to successor, Ibe Kachikwu on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 n Abuja. play

Former NNPC GMB, Joseph Dawha hands over to successor, Ibe Kachikwu on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 n Abuja.

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Kachikwu was appointed on August 4, 2015, as a replacement for former GMD, Joseph Dawha.

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