- The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has been asked to publish the list of successful applicants for the Graduate Trainees and Experienced Hires recruitment exercise
- The request was made by some of the aggrieved applicants who participated in the 2019/2020 recruitment exercise by NNPC
- The applicants also wrote an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly on the matter
Applicants who participated in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) 2019/2020 recruitment exercise for the Graduate Trainees and Experienced Hires have pleaded for the immediate release of the list of successful candidates.
The Nation reports that the applicants in a letter titled, 'Open letter to His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly', said details of the recruitment exercise carried out by the NNPC is yet to be made public.
Also appealing to the president and the lawmakers of the National Assembly to prevail on the leadership of NNPC to release the list of successful candidates, the applicants said they have been kept in the dark since the exercise was conducted.
The applicants in the letter said the exercise was conducted in a transparent manner under the leadership of the late group managing director of NNPC, Maikanti Baru, but was taken over by the present management led by Mele Kyari.
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According to the applicants, the present NNPC management has continued to keep mum over the list of successful applicants for the 2019/2020 recruitment exercise.
They said successful applicants under the graduate trainees have been called to resume work since May 2020 while those under the experienced hire category are yet to be informed about the outcome of the exercise.
The letter read in part:
“As we speak the Experienced Hires candidates are in distress as a result of this anomaly. Once again we crave your indulgence to please urgently help us to remedy this unfair treatment to some Nigerians by the NNPC management.”
NNPC GMD accused of carrying out corrupt promotion exercise
A report by Sahara Reporters had claimed that the GMD of NNPC, Kyari had been accused of illegally promoting some of his friends and associates within the corporation.
This was contained in a letter dated August 21 and addressed to Kyari by some aggrieved staff of the NNPC.
The staff in the letter alleged that Kyari allowed top management staff who were supposed to be supervising the CBT to be involved in openly aiding and abetting cheating during the exercise.
What Nigerians would pay for fuel by 2022
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the NNPC had said that Nigerians will pay between N320 and N340 per litre for fuel in 2022.
This was disclosed by the GMD of the NNPC Mele Kayri on Tuesday, November 30.
Kyari said that the increase in fuel pump price would be a result of the removal of the subsidy by February 2022.
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This is according to a document released recently by the national oil company’s presentation to the federation account has shown.
The document also revealed that the biggest payout will be made this month by December as contributing to the dwindling allocations to government accounts.