NNPC Retires Tombomieye, Ahmed, Adetunji As Executive Vice Presidents, Appoints Replacement


The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited in line with its status as a Company and Allied Matters Act Company has retired all management staff with less than 15 months to statutory retirement.

According the Whistler those the retirees are the Executive Vice President, Gas, Power and New Energies Abdulkabir Ahmed; Executive Vice President Upstream, Engr. Adokiye Tombomieye; and Executive Vice President, Downstream Adeyemi Adetunji.


Following the decision to retire the three EVPs, the NNPCL has also announced their replacement with Olalekan Ogunleye now appointed as the EVP Gas, Power and New Energies. He is to replace Ahmed who had served the company in various capacity before the retirement.

Also, EVP Upstream Tombomieye is to be replaced by Oritsemeyiwa Eyesan who before now is the Chief Strategy and Sustainability Officer.

Eyesan who led the commercial negotiation and superintended over the Joint Entitlement Models for managing the renewed PSCs in OMLs 133, 138, 125, 132, 128 & 132 would now take charge as the EVP in charge of upstream.

For the EVP Downstream Adetunji, he would be replaced by Adedapo Segun.

The new appointment is part of the progress being made in the ongoing reforms of the NNPC Ltd as well as enable the National Oil Company further position itself for global competitiveness.