President Tinubu meets NNPC MD Mele Kyari and Shell delegation in Abuja

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has met with executives from Shell Petroleum Development Company and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), led by Mele Kyari, the Group Managing Director.

The meeting was Tinubu’s first official engagement after the Sallah festivities and his foreign trips to France on June 20 and London on June 24 respectively.

Yujnovich, who assumed office as Upstream Director on July 1, has been a member of the Shell Executive Committee since 2021.

She arrived at the Aso Rock Villa with three other Shell officials around 11:45 am and was ushered into the President’s office complex for the meeting scheduled for 12:00 noon.

Reports revealed that the meeting was part of ongoing consultations with leaders from the oil and gas sector since his administration got on board.

The President had previously met with the Exxon Mobil Executives, Mr Liam Mallon, Mr Richard Laing and Mrs Adesua Dozie – at the State House.

He also met other key figures from the oil-rich Niger Delta region, including former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NNDC) Timi Alaibe and former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr Dakuku Peterside.