NNPC Denies Ongoing Recruitment Exercise, Warns Nigerians

NNPC Denies Ongoing Recruitment Exercise, Warns Nigerians

  • The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has said reports that it is recruiting are fake and should be ignored by Nigerians
  • The national oil company revealed that announcement of any recruitment would be made through the right channels
  • NNPC spokesperson Garba Deen Muhammad made the announcement on behalf of the company on Sunday, October 3

Abuja - The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has denied reports on social media that the company is currently recruiting newcomers into its workforce.

Garba Deen Muhammad, NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, in a statement shared via Facebook on Sunday, October 3, stated that the claims of recruitment were not true and should be ignored by Nigerians.

NNPC denies recruitment exercise
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has warned the general public that it is not recruiting right now. Photo credit: Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation
Source: Facebook

Muhammad added that whenever the national oil company decides to conduct a recruitment exercise, it will make the announcement through authentic public communication channels including NNPC’s website.

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that NNPC can breathe a sigh of relief as crude oil production in the Ogoni region, Niger Delta has resumed.

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The development is following an appeal court judgment affirming its operatorship of the Oil Mining License 11 (OML 11).

This is coming after more than 30 years of legal tussle with the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) over the entitlement to a renewal of the lease.

Buhari using NNPC like personal ATM?

In a related development, Femi Adesina, a media aide of President Muhammadu Buhari, has revealed what was responsible for the N287 billion net profit announced by NNPC.

Adesina in an article shared on his Facebook post on Thursday, September 2, explained that the massive economic feat came about because his principal has refused to make the corporation his personal Automated Teller Machine (ATM).

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The presidential media aide asserted that President Buhari "is not collecting millions upon millions of dollars by fiat, nor is he giving directives for any under-the-table deal."

Customs to NNPC: Set up filling stations in neighbouring countries

Meanwhile, Hameed Ali, the comptroller-general of Nigeria customs has sent a message to the NNPC. Ali has asked the NNPC to set up filling stations in neighbouring countries.

According to him, this will help tackle oil smuggling. He disclosed this on Monday at an interactive session organised by the house of representatives committee on finance.

Source: Legit

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