NNPC Staffs worried over firm restructuring
It was accumulated that the mellow dramatization was on the grounds that a large portion of the enterprise’s workers were taken unprepared by the real redesign in the company’s hierarchical structure that was declared Thursday night.
The national oil firm, had late on Thursday, declared a noteworthy re-association of its administration structure, which brought about 54 new arrangements.
in attempt to direct a meeting with some senior officials of the firm on Friday as respects issues relating to the tireless petrol shortage and the as of late suspended modern activity by the workers of the NNPC, yet couldn’t do as such as essentially none of those reached were prepared to talk on the issues.
It was learnt that the re-association at the firm influenced most senior authorities at the partnership and the majority of them had yet to completely settle down to perform their parts, while others said they couldn’t talk as they were yet to know who to answer to keeping in mind the end goal to get freedom before talking with the press.
Some worker’s party individuals and representatives of the firm told our correspondent that the re-association was bringing about anxiety among the laborers.
“We know they have guaranteed that they won’t soothe laborers of their occupations, however the way things are going nowadays and the sudden declaration of re-association in the NNPC, make the majority of us nervous,” an official who identifies with us on the state of namelessness, said.
The rebuilding exercise at the NNPC by its Minister of state petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, on Thursday night offered ascend to the arrangements of new directors into the organization, and also the redeployment of units’ heads.
A notification from the Office of the NNPC GMD located by our journalist in Abuja on Friday, expressed that the heads of business and administrations units have been redeployed, including that the activity was a piece of the late re-association of the NNPC.
Since a week ago, Kachikwu has been discussing the arranged rebuilding at the national oil firm, in an offer to make it a beneficial endeavor.
This improvement brought about an across the nation strike by key worker’s parties in the oil and gas division – the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas laborers, and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria.
The one-day modern activity elevated the lack of petroleum items the nation over furthermore affected adversely on power era by force makers.
While the NNPC had assured that it was doing whatever it could to address the petrol lack, the organization in the notification reporting the most recent arrangements, said the deputies would fill key positions and that some others were on secondments.
The notification read to a limited extent, “As a major aspect of the late re-association of the NNPC, the administration of the partnership wishes to formally report the accompanying arrangements, redeployments and secondments into key positions.”
A portion of the key arrangements, as sketched out in the notification under Group Executive Directors/Chief Operations Officer, incorporate Bello Rabiu, Head of Upstream Division; Henry Ikem-Obih, Downstream; Anobor Kraga, Refineries; Saidu Mohammed, Gas and Power; Babatunde Adeniran, Ventures.
Others still under the GED/COO classification are Mr. Isiaka Abdulrazaq, Finance and Accounts; and Isa Inuwa, Corporate Services.
In the mean time, the National President of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Chief Obasi Lawson, has said the continuous rebuilding of the NNPC will clean the petroleum segment.
Lawson, who was on a two-day visit to the Calabar unit of IPMAN, said the presentation of any new strategy was prone to draw in restriction, consequently the strike by specialists’ unions.
He communicated trust that the present fuel lack would soon end as the Federal Government was on top of the circumstance.
Lawson, who was reacting to a supplication by the official to help government in guaranteeing dependability of fuel in the business sector, said the circumstance may enhance in the following couple of weeks.
He said, “The fuel emergency is troubling, yet NNPC is taking part in an even minded move to end it. In the following maybe a couple weeks, the circumstance will move forward. What is going on in NNPC will clean the division.”