Kachikwu Assumes Duty As New NNPC GMD

Emmanuel Ibe KachikwuThe newly appointed Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Emmanuel Kachikwu, has assumed duty at the twin towers headquarters of the corporation in Abuja.
The GMD assumed duty during a brief handover ceremony held at the NNPC Towers, Abuja, on Tuesday.
Until his appointment, Dr. Kachikwu was the Executive Vice Chairman and General Counsel of Exxon Mobil (Africa).
A statement from the NNPC quoted the new GMD, speaking at the event, as expressing gratitude to his predecessor, Dr. Joseph Dawha, for his hard work in holding the corporation, while pledging to work assiduously in achieving President Muhammadu Buhari’s growth aspiration for the oil and gas industry.
Kachikwu is a First Class Graduate of Law from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and the Nigerian Law School. He also holds Masters and Doctorate Degrees in Law from the Harvard Law School.
He started his career with the Nigerian/American Merchant Bank before moving on to Texaco Nigeria Limited from where he joined Exxon-Mobil.


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