Mallam Mele Kyari, Nigeria's OPEC representative

Nigeria appoints new OPEC rep

ABUJA, May 14, 2018 – Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) announced the appointment of a new national representative for OPEC on Sunday.


Mallam Mele Kyari, the group general manager in charge of the crude oil marketing division of the NOC, is set to serve as the country’s new representative to the organisation. 

“A geologist, Mallam Kyari is a quintessential crude oil marketer with prerequisite certification and outfield pedigree in petroleum economics and crude oil and gas trading,”  Ndu Ughamadu, the group general manager of the public affairs division, said in a statement.

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