NNPC Bags New Telegraph’s Transparency Award
New Telegraph Newspaper, one of Nigeria’s leading national dailies, has conferred its 2020 Award of Government Agency of the Year (in the area of Transparency) on the NNPC.
The Group Managing Director of NNPC Mallam Mele Kyari received the award on behalf of the Corporation from New Telegraph’s Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief, Mr. Ayodele Aminu, at the NNPC Towers, in Abuja, on Tuesday.
Shortly after receiving the award, the GMD thanked the Board and Management of New Telegraph for the honour, saying that the award was for the entire NNPC Staff, who have been relentless in ensuring that the Corporation remains on the path of Transparency & Accountability.
GMD Mallam Mele Kyari says, “As an enabler organisation for the Nigerian economy, we have since realized the truism that it pays to be transparent and accountable at all times. We have since resolved to continue to entrench Transparency and Accountability in all our operations.
“We definitely know that this award comes with a huge responsibility on our part. More than ever before, we remain focused and committed in our collective resolve to take the Transparency drive in the NNPC to new and enviable heights.”
While presenting the award to the GMD, the New Telegraph Newspaper MD/E-in-C, Mr. Ayodele Aminu said: “Before now, the accounts of the NNPC had been shrouded in secrecy. But Mallam Mele Kyari was brave enough to say this is the way we are and let the public see that there is nothing hidden”