109 staffers redeployed in NNPC shake-up


THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Monday, redeployed about 109 staffers to various positions, with its spokesman, Mallam Garba Deen Muhammad, replaced by the corporation’s Group General Manager (GGM) in charge of Government and Labour Relations, Mr Ndu Ughamadu.

Garba Deen will now serve as the General Manager in charge of Communications, Strategy and Policy.

It was exclusively gathered, however, that all positions of Group General Manager (GGM) Strategy & Execution (S & E) created during the era of former Group Managing Director (GMD), Dr Ibe Kachikwu, within the entire directorates had been abolished to save cost.

A copy of the redeployment document seen by the Nigerian Tribune in Abuja, on Monday, showed that the head of the NNPC Human Resource Department, Mrs Adekemi Akitoye Adunni, had been replaced by Oyeyemi Ladipo.

The position of the company Secretary and Legal Adviser (CSLA), which was occupied by Mr Chidi Momah was splitted into two, as part of the changes.

Mrs Hadiza Coomasie is now Legal Adviser, while former CSLA, Chidi Momah, is now secretary to the corporation.

The other over 100 changes in positions in the corporation were effected across managerial cadre and some subsidiary companies of the NNPC.

Informed NNPC source said nobody was sacked, adding that the changes were normal staff reshuffling.