Nigeria – President Muhammadu Buhari has approved erudite businessman and scholar, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, as new Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
Here are 5 important things to know about him:
- He hails from Onicha Ugbo, in Aniocha North local government area of Delta State.
- He holds the titles of Odogwu and Omeudo of Onicha Ugbo
- He is 58 year old
- He is a staunch Catholic.
- He is a first class graduate of Law, University of Nigeria, Nsukka and the Nigerian Law School
- He has a Masters and Doctorate in Law from Harvard Law School, USA and graduated with distinctions.
- He last worked for Exxon Mobil as Vice Chairman and General Counsel. But before that, he was with the Nigerian/American Merchant Bank and Texaco.