The new Group Managing Director, GMD Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC Mele Kyari says the corporation will partner with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC to fight corruption in its operations.

Kyari said this in his address at the Valedictory Session held for the outgoing GMD,  Maikanti Baru in Abuja.

Kyari is the 19th GMD to steer the affairs of the corporation since inception. He said that his team would be transparent and would not work to make deliberate mistakes.

Kyari added that he would not allow his personal interest to influence his decisions and urged his family members not to accept any gift from anyone. He pledged to work with various stakeholders in the sector to sustain Baru’s Legacy.

While commending Baru on his efforts, he assured him that he would continue from where he stopped and would deliver on the areas of oil and gas production.