Baru Congratulates Kachikwu On Emergence As APPO President

Yemisi Izuora

  • The  Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National  Petroleum Corporation
    (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has congratulated the Minister of State for Petroleum
    Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, on his emergence as President of the prestigious and all-important African Petroleum Producers’ Organization (APPO).
    A   release   by   Group   General   Manager,   Group   Public   Affairs   Division   of   the corporation, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu,  quoted a letter signed on behalf of the GMD by NNPC’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), Gas and Power, Engr. Saidu Mohammed, dated 13 the June, 2018, saying Dr. Baru noted that Dr. Kachikwu’s headship of the Organisation was a testament to the trust members of the Group have in him as well as their unalloyed confidence that he would excel in the new position given his   performance   as  President   of   the   Organization   of   the   Petroleum   Exporting Countries (OPEC).
    Dr. Baru  described  the  Minister  as  a  transformational  and  transactional  leader, adding   that   his  tenure   would   engender   the   much-desired   favourable   business environment   that   would  optimize   return   on   investment   in   the   Industry   in   the African   Continent   and,   in   turn,  impact   positively   on   the   lives   of   the   various nationals whose respective countries rely on the hydrocarbon resources as the main stay of their economies.

    The GMD wished Dr. Kachikwu a successful tenure in his new position while
    assuring him of his maximum support.

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