• FG nominates former NNPC Boss, Barkindo for Sec Gen of OPEC

    FG nominates former NNPC Boss, Barkindo for Sec Gen of OPEC

    According to reports, the Federal Government has nominated a former Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mohammed Barkindo, for the position of the Secretary-General of the Organisation for Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, come July 2016.

    Barkindo had previously served as Acting Secretary-General of OPEC in 2006, and was GMD of the NNPC from 2009 to 2010.

    According to reports, yesterday, a Federal Government official and some delegates of OPEC, who confirmed the development stated that the nomination […]