The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, on Thursday, disengaged over 400 senior staff nationwide.
The disengagement, according to informed sources, only affected staff who had been pencilled down for retirement between 2020 and 2022.
The corporation also engaged some staff, who are scheduled to resume on Thursday, and promoted others.
According to a source, the NNPC has also appointed Mr Kehinde Obateru as the new Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division.
Obateru, who who was until now, the spokesperson for the NNPC London office, would be the new spokesperson of the NNPC, replacing Mr Ndu Ughamadu, who retired last September.