"The exercise, apart from refocusing the corporation in the direction of a leaner and more efficient organisation, has enormous cost-saving benefits,’’ it said
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced the appointment of new group general managers for some of its divisions, according to a statement.
The statement was issued by Mr Ohi Alegbe, NNPC Group General Manager Group Public Affairs Division, in Abuja on Thursday.
It stated that in a bid to restructure the corporation to a lean, efficient and business-focused organisation, management had approved and commenced the retirement of 38 senior managers.
The statement explained that the downsizing of staff, which saw the exit of all senior managers billed to retire from now to December 2016, was designed to reduce cost.
"The exercise, apart from refocusing the corporation in the direction of a leaner and more efficient organisation, has enormous cost-saving benefits,’’ it said.
It listed the new general managers as Mr Mele Kyari, Crude Oil Marketing Division, Ahmadu Sambo, NNPC Oilfield Services, and Dr Surajdeen Bola Afolabi, Information Technology Division/SAP.
Others are Mr Zubair Aliyu, NNPC Capital, Dafe Sejebor, Nigerian Petroleum Investment Management Services and Mrs Kemi Akitoye, Human Resources Division.
Others are Mr Godwin C. Okonkwo, Finance, Bello Rabiu, Corporate Planning, Anibo Kragha, Treasury, and Dalhatu Makama, Shipping.
The statement also named other group general managers as Samuel Ndukwe (Power), Mike Balami (Accounts), Yusuf Matashi (LNG), Rabiu Suleiman (Engineering and Technology) and Dr Olubunmi Oyetunde (Medical).