The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru on Monday approved the appointment of new Group Executive Directors, (GEDs) and GGM’s for its restructured divisions, as some top officials were either redeployed or seconded to key positions in the corporation, while some were demoted.
In a proposed structure, the directors promoted by Kachikwu in July all got confirmed by Baru after initial fears.
Top among those affected was former Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, GPAD, Garba Deen Mohammed, who was downgraded to the General Manager position.
Garba Deen was replaced by Ndu Ughamadu.
A niteclub disc jockey earlier appointed by former GMD Ibe Kachikwu as a manger was relieved of his duties.
Ughamadu, was the spokesman of the Corporation under Dr. Jackson Gaius-Obaseki’s leadership, he was brought back by minister of state, Ibe Kachikwu months ago and made GGM, Government and Labour Relations in the office of the GMD.
Ughamadu, was born on September 24, 1955 in Maiduguri, Borno, Nigeria. Son of Clement Peterson and Catherine Nwayawu (Ogbuogwalu) University.
Economic analyst Management Group International, Lagos, 1982. Economic reporter News Agency of Nigeria, 1982-1993. Staff writer Business Times, 1983-1986, editor, since 1990.Group energy correspondent Daily Times, 1986-1988, business editor, 1988-1990, editor, since 1996. Consultant African Trade Promotions Organization, Tangier, Morocco, 1991. Advisor Raw Materials Research and Development Council, Lagos, since 1992.Member Nigerian delegation to many international conference. Anchor man for 2 finance/business programs: The Sunday Show, Money Line, Nigerian television Authority.
Below are some of the changes
Adewala Ajayi Oladipo is now GM Capital Projects
Ahmadu Sambo is now GGM Finance
Wunti Maijaima’s is now GM Downstream
Okonkwo Chukwuma is now MD NNPC Capital
Adekemi Akitoye Adunni is now GGM NNPC Learning Development