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We Will Redeploy Staff Not Sack – NNPC

by on December 21, 2015
 

The management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has refuted reports that it plans to sack about 1,000 of its workers, saying the report is misleading.

This was disclosed by Group General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mr. Ohi Alegbe,

His statement read; “For the avoidance of doubt, what the Honorable Minister said at the meeting was that ‘as part of the reorganization programme of the corporation, half of the over 2,200 staff presently at the corporate headquarters would be redeployed to the subsidiaries with a view to making them more effective.’
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is the oil corporation through which the federal government of Nigeria regulates and participates in the country’s petroleum industry.

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NNPC has sole responsibility for upstream and downstream developments, and is also charged with regulating and supervising the oil industry on behalf of the Nigerian Government. In 1988, the corporation was commercialised into 11 strategic business units, covering the entire spectrum of oil industry operations: exploration and production, gas development, refining, distribution, petrochemicals, engineering, and commercial investments.

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