A former Commissioner for Special Duties, Culture and Tourism in Ondo State, Hon. Femi Adekanmbi has lauded President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR on the appointment of Dr. Pius Akinyelure as Chairman of Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited.
President Bola Tinubu had earlier approved the appointment of the board and management team of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited
Akinyelure, a former director of Mobil’s Nigerian subsidiary is a seasoned and distinguished administrator, and an oil industry practitioner. He has over 30 years working experience in the oil industry at top management/executive levels, both Upstream and Downstream.
In a statement signed by Adekanmbi on Friday, he described Chief Akinyelure as the pride of Ondo State.
“He’s a boardroom guru and a man highly respected in the politics of Ondo State and Nigeria”
“President Tinubu has once again demonstrated his love for the good people of the state with the appointment of our noble leader and a philanthropist of note”
Adekanmbi added that the appointment of Akinyelure as Chairman of NNPC Ltd indicates that President Tinubu is prepared to take Nigeria out of the woods.
” Dr Akinyelure’s appointment is a pointer to the fact that the Tinubu administration will take Nigeria out of the woods in no time. He is a professional whose multi-disciplinary backgrounds creatively and productively challenge the ways organizations develop their people and practical knowledge of the job”
The former Commissioner wished Akinyelure and the new board a very successful tenure of office with great service to the nation.