After $43.4m, £27,800 and N23.2m saga, NNPC retires Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue


– The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has retired the former managing director of the Petroleum Products Pricing and Marketing Company (PPMC)

– Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue and two others were retired as ongoing reforms in the corporation

– PPMC, a subsidiary of the NNPC said the retirement will take effect immediately

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has retired the former managing director of the Petroleum Products Pricing and Marketing Company (PPMC) Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue.

In a statement by the NNPC Nnamdi-Ogbue and two others were retired following ongoing reforms in the corporation.

PPMC, a subsidiary of the NNPC said the retirement will take effect immediately.

The statement said: “In line with the ongoing reforms in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the management has announced the retirement of some staff and the deployment of others.”

After $43.4m, £27,800 and N23.2m saga, NNPC retires Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue

PPMC, a subsidiary of the NNPC said the retirement will take effect immediately

“The retired staff are; Mrs. Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue, managing director, NNPC retail Ltd; Mr. Alpha P. Mamza, executive director, operations, NNPC retail Ltd; and Mr. Oluwa Kayode Erinoso, manager, distribution, NNPC retail Ltd,” NNPC said.

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Other deployments are Adeyemi Adetunji, the managing director of NNPC retail Ltd; Engr. Lawal Bello, executive director, operations, NNPC Retail Ltd; Mrs. Affiong Akpasubi, executive director, services, NNPC Retail Ltd; and Mr. Agwandas A. Andrawus, Manager, Distribution, NNPC Retail Ltd.

“The appointments take effect, immediately. Until his new assignment as the managing director of NNPC retail Ltd, Mr. Adetunji was general manager, strategy & planning, gas & power and also former general manager, transformation office.

“The group managing director of NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru, charged the deployed staff to remain committed to their duties in line with the transformation aspirations of the management.”

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Nnamdi-Ogbue was accused of owning $43.4m, £27,800 and N23.2m recovered from a building in Ikoyi area of Lagos.

She has since denied the money found in the building which formerly belonging to the former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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