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General News of Tuesday, 23 November 2021


Breaking: Buhari suspends inauguration of NNPC board

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for the immediate suspension of the inauguration of the newly organised board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC), an official has said.

Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation said in a statement on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, that the inauguration was scheduled to hold on Wednesday, November 24, but it has been postponed.

“A new date for the inauguration of the Board will be announced in due course.

“We deeply regret inconveniences caused to members by this suspension, please,” Mustapha said.

The president appointed a former senator, Ifeanyi Ararume, as the Chairman of the Board, with Umar Ajiya being the Chief Financial Officer.

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