President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the board of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
This development is coming on the heels of the expiration of the outgoing board, which came into being in 2016.
According to Femi Adeshina, Special Adviser to the president on media and publicity, the new board members are;
Mohammed Lawal (North West), Tajudeen Umar (North East), Adamu Mahmood Attah (North Central), Senator Magnus Abe (South South), Dr Stephen Dike (South East), and Chief Pius Akinyelure (South West).
In a related development, the corporation is still mourning the death of its immediate past Group Managing Director Maikanti Kachalla Baru last night.