Rep hails Buhari on appointment of Kyari as NNPC GMD Posted by: Mikail Mumuni June 27, 2019 Leave a comment *Kyari* Rep. Yusuf Yakub (APC-Adamawa), on Thursday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on his appointment of Mr Mele Kyari as the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Yakub, who represents Gombi/Hong Federal Constituency, made the congratulatory remark in a statement by Mr Nkem Anyata-Lafia, his Special Assistant, Media and Publicity, in Abuja. The lawmaker said it was particularly gratifying to note that the new GMD’s appointment came at a time when the nation was aiming to succeed with the help of honest and resourceful men and women like Kyari. He described the new GMD as ”a man of character and true professional in his field, whose expertise and experience garnered over three decades in the Oil and Gas field will contribute immensely to President Buhari’s vision of pushing the nation’s economy to his administration’s Next Level and to the frontiers of national affluence.” The lawmaker expressed confidence that Kyari would succeed in his new task as he had done in other positions before now. ”I trust that you would bring to bear the sound expertise garnered over the past three decades in your field to contribute to Mr President’s vision,” he said. Kyari, on Thursday, June 27, 2019 was appointed by the president as the new GMD of the NNPC to replace Mr Maikanti Baru, whose tenure would expire in October. 2019-06-27 Mikail Mumuni Share !