Delegates at the 169th meeting of The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) holding in Vienna, Austria on Thursday, unanimously selected Mohammed Barkindo as its new Secretary-General.
Barkindo replaces Libya’s Abdalla El-Badri, who had completed full terms.
Barkindo was Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) from 2009 to 2010.
He has also served as acting Secretary-Genmeral of OPEC in 2006.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in political science from the Ahmadu Bello University
A Master’s degree in Business Administration, South Eastern University , Washington DC
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