Emmanuel Kachikwu

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ministry of Petroleum Resources of Nigeria

August 2015, appointed Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC); set in place the process leading to the ongoing transformation at NNPC through the implementation of a strategic plan focused on transforming and reviving the state-owned oil company into a major revenue- and profit-making enterprise for the nation; since July 2016, Chairman of the Board, NNPC. Concurrently, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; oversees the task of reforming and institutionalizing transparency, accountability and productivity in the Nigerian oil and gas sector; responsibility encompasses working in synergy with the President to evolve innovative strategies and formulation of policies aimed at sanitizing the petroleum sector of the country and returning it to a profit-generating sector that would positively impact the economy of Nigeria.