Mallam Mele Kolo Kyari today takes over from Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru as the nineteenth Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The transition is currently ongoing at the amphitheater of the NNPC Towers in Garki, Abuja.
In attendance are some former GMDs including Dr. M.T. John, Chief Odoliyi Lolomari, Chief Festus Marinho (1st NNPC group GMD), Engineer Abubakar Yar’adua, Chief Chambaerlain Oyibo, Engineer Funsho Kupolokun and Dr. Joseph Dawha.
Also present at the NNPC Towers is Dr. Isa Pantami, the Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Nigeria, Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu and Special Assistant to President on New Media, Bashir Ahmaad.