The chairman Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta state, Hon. Chuks Oseme has applauded President Muhammad Buhari over the appointment of Dr. Ibe Kachwuku as the Group Managing Director, GMD, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.
In a press statement issued, at Issele-uku, the Aniocha North council headquarters, the council boss expressed joy over the appointment of Dr. Ibe Emmanuel Kachikwu, noting that the appointment was a further confirmation that Aniocha North was endowed with excellent human resources potentials, as well as tried, tested and proven individuals who have all acquitted themselves well in all spheres of human endeavour.
“I feel very proud that one of our own, the true son of Aniocha North has been elevated to such enviable, highly coveted and well revered office. There is no place an Aniocha North indigene has got to without making a great impact or success of that responsibility. Dr. Kachikwu is thus a further confirmation of endowment resources in the area,” the council boss enthused.
He also noted that the council area has produced great resource people who have served Nigeria impressively in all sphere of life and Dr. Kachiku was the latest in the long line of proud Aniocha North sons and daughters, who have been recognized and elevated to take up national assignments, over the years.
Oseme, who described Dr. Ibe Kachikwu as an excellent man whose records have showed in his entire endeavour, expressed great optimism that Dr. Kachikwu, who also has the prestigious title of the Odogwu of Onitcha Ugbo, was going to be one of the best Group Managing Directors that NNPC will ever produce, and enjoined all Nigerians to give him the needed support to deliver on this new responsibility.
Until his appointment, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, a First Class Graduate of Law from University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, who hails from Onicha-ugbo in Aniocha North LGA of Delta state, was the Executive Vice Chairman/General Counsel, ExxonMobil Africa.