Mele Kolo Kyari has taken over from Maikanti Kacalla Baru as the 19th Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.

The transition is took place at the amphitheater of the NNPC Towers in Garki, Abuja.

Mele Kolo Kyari has taken over from Maikanti Kacalla Baru

In attendance are some former GMDs including M.T. John, Odoliyi Lolomari, the 1st NNPC group GMD, Festus Marinho ,among others.

Also present at the NNPC Towers is the Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, Isa Pantami, Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu and Special Assistant to President on New Media, Bashir Ahmaad.

Baru is handing over to Mallam Kyari, following the statutory retirement.