President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr. Thomas M.A. John as Acting Alternate Chairman of the NNPC Governing Board.
This report was stated by the Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru who further disclosed that the new appointment would take effect, immediately.
John, a former Group Managing Director of the NNPC, was before the appointment, a member of the NNPC governing board.
He will hold the position of the Acting Alternate Chairman of the governing board until a new Minister of Petroleum Resources or Minister of State for Petroleum Resources is appointed to assume the Chairmanship or Alternate Chairmanship position, respectively in line with Sections 1(3) and 2(1) of the NNPC Act.