The Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) could any time from now carry out a important physical exercise to fill about 19 present vacant positions in the corporation, which could also see the redeployment of various leading officers, adhering to the planned shake-up.
Quoting major govt sources yesterday, an on the net medium, The Whistler, mentioned that some of the 19 management positions that are however to be occupied are thanks to statutory retirements by some employees of the company, setting up from December final year.
It stated that for instance, the position of Chief Operating Officer ( Downstream) has been vacant due to the fact December 2020 when Mrs. Lawrencia Ndupu statutorily retired from that posture. Ndupu, who represented the South-east location at the major management level of the NNPC had still to be changed given that her retirement.
The implication of this, according to the resources is that there is at this time no representation from the South-east at that amount of management at the NNPC, adding that the Main Working Officer (COO) Ventures and Small business Development has been seen numerous situations in general public occasions acting in that placement recently.
It was also collected that replacements would be announced to fill the vacant positions left owing to the retirement of the managing director of the Nigerian Fuel Marketing Corporation(NGC) as properly as the controlling director of the Port Harcourt Refinery.
Similarly, the Managing Director, Petroleum Items Advertising Enterprise (PPMC), Mr. Musa Lawal and Group Common Supervisor, Team Community Affairs Dr. Kennie Obateru, are reported to be due for retirement in September this 12 months.
“There is going to be a huge shake-up at the NNPC subsequent the 19 vacant positions that we now have in the corporation. You will remember that the COO Downstream, Mrs Lauretta retired considering that December 2020 and she is representing South-east in the NNPC administration stage.
“No just one has changed her but and by implication, there is no representation from the South-east. In its place, Engineer Adeyemi Adetunji who is COO Ventures and Organization Advancement has been noticed severally in general public situations performing as COO Downstream.
“The MD PPMC, Musa Lawal and GGM Team Community Affairs Dr Kennie Obateru are also thanks for retirement sometime in September this 12 months. Never ignore that the MD of Nigerian Gas Marketing and advertising Corporation, and MD of PH Refineries have all retired without having substitute.
“It is predicted that a person from the SE will be promoted to COO to switch Mrs Ndupu. Some people have been operating in those people positions in performing potential,” the online medium quoted the NNPC source as expressing.