Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has announced the appointment of Ms. Murjanatu Ibrahim Gamawa as the Extrative Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) implementation manager to oversee speedy compliance with transparency standards in the attainment of the EITI requirements across its operations.
A statement by the group general manager, group public affairs division, Dr. Kennie Obateru, stated that Ms. Gamawa’s appointment which will take effect from January 2021, was a practical step towards entrenching the culture of transparency in the Corporation.
Ms. Gamawa, a petroleum geologist, was until her appointment, the country manager in charge of coordinating implementation of EITI standards across anglophone Africa.
She also worked at the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) as a petroleum analyst and team lead of the oil and gas team.
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.