Abuja, November 29, 2023: Malam Mele Kyari, the Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) of Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited, has expressed his gratitude to stakeholders and Nigerians for their enthusiastic reception of his reappointment by the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR.
In a press release issued today, Kyari views his reappointment as a renewed challenge and is determined to prioritize the stabilization of the oil industry and enhance service delivery to boost revenue for the nation.
The GCEO, in a humble appeal, urged stakeholders in the oil sector and fellow Nigerians to extend their support to the NNPC under his leadership to ensure the success of its mandate. However, he made a specific request for refraining from issuing congratulatory messages on his reappointment.
Kyari emphasized the critical need for a unified commitment from all stakeholders to drive revenue growth and fortify resilience for the naira and the overall economy. He believes that avoiding the issuance of congratulatory messages will enable a singular focus on the collective effort required to meet the challenges ahead.
The Chief Corporate Communications Officer of NNPC Ltd., Olufemi O. Soneye, conveyed this message on behalf of the GCEO. ‘As the NNPC embarks on this new chapter under Malam Mele Kyari’s leadership, the call for unified support echoes throughout the industry and the nation at large. Stakeholders are keenly watching as the NNPC charts its course in the dynamic landscape of the oil and gas sector.’