The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, on Thursday, announced the appointment of Olufemi Soneye as its Chief Corporate Communications Officer.

It announced this via a post on X, formerly Twitter, describing Soneye as a seasoned journalist with full-time and freelance experiences.

“We are delighted to announce the appointment of Olufemi Oladapo Soneye as our Chief Corporate Communications Officer.

“Mr Soneye, a seasoned journalist with full-time and freelance experiences at some of the world’s most respected publications in Nigeria, Australia and the United States of America, will lead our corporate communications team.

“And drive our brand penetration, strategic communications initiatives and stakeholder management,” the company stated.

It said the new CCCO is a member of reputable bodies, including the Nigerian Union of Journalists, National Association of Black Journalists, Society of Professional Journalists, and the Guild of Corporate Online Media Publishers.

“Soneye is the former President of the Nigerian Media Practitioners, Washington, D.C. We look forward to his valuable contributions to our company,” the oil firm stated.

The new appointee replaces Garba-Deen Muhammad, who was among senior officials of the company asked to proceed on retirement recently.

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