Date Published: 05/17/10
President makes new appointments
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has made new appointments.
Chief Mike Oghiadomhe is the new Chief of Staff to the President,
while Malam Hassan Tukur becomes Principal Secretary to the President.
Mr. Ima Niboro is now Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, to the President.
In a related development, Mr. Austin Oniwon has been appointed Group
Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation,
NNPC. Oniwon who hails from Okene in Kogi State, was until his
appointment, the Group Executive Director, Refineries and
Petrochemicals, of NNPC.
The President has also directed a comprehensive audit of NNPC
accounts. The Finance minister is to engage the services of a world
class auditing firm to carry out the audit.
The President thanked the outgoing Principal Secretary to the
President, David Edevbie, and out going GMD, NNPC, Shehu Ladan, for
their services and wished them well in their future endeavours.