Oct 23, 2020(Nyamilepedia) — President Salva Kiir today presided over the swearing in of eight newly Reconstituted and Appointed Board of Directors of National Petroleum and Gas Corporation (Nilepet)
While speaking after the ceremony, the president urged the Board of directors to be courageous and work collectively as a team to reform the National Petroleum and Gas Company (Nilepet) in order to take full control of the Country’s oil sector in the years to come.
Among the members who took the oath were Hon. Nhial Deng Nhial, Chairperson, Hon. Josephine Napwon Cosmas, Deputy Chairperson, Eng. Bol Ring Muorwel, Secretary, Amb. Mayen Dut Wol, Member, Dr. Khalid Marol Riak, Member, Molana Juan Alice Joshua, Member, Dr. Benjamin Bol Mel, Member, Mr. Chuol Pal Gai Laam, Member.
According to the newly appointed Chairperson of the board, Hon. Nhial Deng Nhial, the Board is now ready as a policy making body to discharge its duties diligently to make Nilepet active across the Petroleum value chain in the upstream, midstream and downstream on behalf of the State.
The presidential affairs minister that Nilepet will take the responsibility of the country’s oil sector in the near future.
“In a few years to come, NILEPET will take full responsibility of the Country’s oil sector operation like other National oil and Gas Corporations in Foreign Oil Producing Countries.” Said the appointed Chairperson of the board, Hon. Nhial Deng Nhial
The swearing in ceremony officiated by H.E. President Salva Kiir Mayardit was administered by Chief Justice Chan Reech Madut in the office of the President.
H.E. President Salva Kiir Reconstituted and Appointed new members of the boards of NILEPET on 17th September 2020 as a policy making and Governing body of Public Corporation.