Monday, 24 August 2015

US GOVT. PROMISES TO PARTNER NNPC ON OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY REFORMS

Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, GMD, NNPC
Wow!!! This is very interesting. The United States Government has promised to work with the new management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in its quest to realize President Muhammadu Buhari’s reforms in the country’s oil and gas industry.

The best-selling and most sought after online business news and articles publishers, Tectono Business Review, got this news when the US Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador James Entwistle said it during a courtesy call on the Harvard Law School-trained NNPC’s Group Managing Director, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, at the NNPC’s headquarters in Abuja. According to the envoy, US Government is willing to provide all necessary backing to the new NNPC management to achieve its set goals and objectives.
                 
In NNPC’s statement, which was made available to Tectono Business Review, Ambassador Entwistle stated that the job of the GMD of NNPC was about the most challenging job in Nigeria. Is this really true? He also said that the his country believes that the Harvard Law School-trained NNPC boss had the dexterity, proficiency, aptitude, training and requisite experience to lead NNPC towards the path of growth and sustainable development.

In his own speech, the PhD holder in Petroleum Law and Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, extoled the United States for the promised support and restated the commitment of the new management of NNPC towards executing President Muhammadu Buhari’s reform agenda in the petroleum industry.

According to Dr. Kachikwu, the new management of NNPC would be driven by a deep sense of commitment to service delivery anchored on the principle of transparency, efficiency, people, purpose and profit.

In Dr. Kachikwu’s own words: “My mission is to re-direct and re-energise the work force for greater value addition and I believe that the NNPC, given the right leadership has what it takes to achieve this objective.”