President Bola Tinubu has has described Malam Mele Kyari, the Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL), as “A man of action”. The President said this while felicitating with Kyari on his 59th birthday on Monday.
The President commended the diligence, passion, and expertise the foremost geologist brought to tasks as one of the longest-tenured chief executives in the history of Africa’s most valuable energy company.
“Mele is a man of action, rather than words. He is proactive in his approach. His ability to diagnose complicated problems with thoughtful and pragmatic solutions has created a path for him to continue rendering valuable service to our nation,” he said.
The President prayed that Almighty Allah grant the business executive more wisdom and strength in his service to Nigeria.
Mele Kolo Kyari, born 8 January 1965) is a Nigerian geologist, crude oil marketer and 1st Group Chief executive officer (GCEO) of the Nigerian National Petroleum company limited (NNPC limited).
BRANDPOWER reports that before this appointment, Mele Kyari was the Group General Manager, Crude Oil Marketing Division of the NNPC and the Nigerian National Representative at the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) since 2018.