18 December 2020 By Shakira Alabi
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced the appointment of Ms. Murjanatu Ibrahim Gamawa as Implementation Programme Manager, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, EITI to help drive speedy attainment of the EITI requirements across its operations.
In a statement signed by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the Corporation,Dr. Kennie Obateru, states that Ms. Gamawa’s appointment which will take effect from January 2021 is a practical step towards entrenching the culture of transparency in the Corporation.
The statement explains that her appointment is to deepen compliance with the transparency standards dictated by the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) as a Supporting Company.
It notes that Ms. Gamawa, a petroleum geologist, was until her appointment, the EITI Country Manager in charge of coordinating implementation of EITI standards across Anglophone Africa and
also worked at the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) as a petroleum analyst and team lead of the Oil and Gas Team.
The statement further explains that Gamawa’s wealth of experience across the Oil and Gas industry and in EITI mandate implementation is expected to boost the Corporation’s compliance strategy and roadmap.