President Buhari Appoints ExxonMobil Vice-Chair To Head Nigeria’s Petroleum Corporation

Pesident Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of the Executive Vice Chairman of ExxonMobil Africa, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, to head Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
Kachiku is expected to take over from from Joseph Darwa at the NNPC headquarters in Abuja around 3:00 PM Nigerian time.Emmanuel Kachikwu
Kachikwu, trained lawyer, was born and raised in Onicha Ugbo in Aniocha North local government area of Delta State.
With this appointment, it is becoming clearer that President Muhammadu Buhari will head the Petroleum Ministry.
Kachiku was initially penciled down for the position of Petroleum Minister, backed by the United States government.

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