Buhari to oversee NNPC for 18 months


President Muhammadu Buhari, speaking during a meeting with some members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has said he would use 18 months of heading the  Ministry of Petroleum to sanitize it.

An  anonymous source at the meeting, told The Punch  correspondent:

“At the meeting we had recently, we discussed the issues of portfolios and other matters.

“He said it was after this that he would appoint a substantive minister for the ministry. He said he would only personally handle the reorganisation of the much-important ministry.

“Besides, he said the ministry needed to be reformed and be rid of corruption. He promised to sanitize the ministry.

Buhari plans to appoint the best hand to head the NNPC after 18 months.


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