Jonathan fires NNPC scribe

Daily Trust - - NEWS - By Isi­aka Wak­ili

Pres­i­dent Good­luck Jonathan has ap­proved the ap­point­ment of Mr. Ikechukwu Oguine as the new co­or­di­na­tor, Le­gal Ser­vices and Com­pany Sec­re­tary of the Nige­rian Na­tional Petroleum Cor­po­ra­tion (NNPC).

Pres­i­den­tial spokesman, Dr Reuben Abati, said this in a state­ment last night.

Ac­cord­ing to him, Oguine, from Anam­bra State, re­places his kins­man, Mr. Anthony Chuk­wuma Madichie who has served as the NNPC le­gal ad­viser and sec­re­tary since Fe­bru­ary 2011.

The pres­i­den­tial spokesman noted that Oguine had over 29 years of le­gal ex­pe­ri­ence.

“He (Oguine) was pre­vi­ously the Gen­eral Coun­sel of Chevron Nigeria Limited and has been a part­ner in Ad­vi­sory Le­gal Con­sul­tants, a law firm spe­cial­is­ing in oil, gas, power and min­ing”, Abati added.

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