The African Petroleum Producers Association has appointed Omar Farouk Ibrahim as its new Secretary General.
Before the appointment, Mr Ibrahim was a Group General Manager, International Energy Relations for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
The appointment was announced in a communiqué issued at the end of APPO Council of Ministers in Abuja on Thursday.
It also named Waeil All Atharam as Director, Rilwanu Lukman Research and Development Centre and Mme Maha Fouda Attia as Director Support Services.
It said the Council of Ministers unanimously appointed Minister for Petroleum of Republic of Niger and Minister of Energy of Popular Democratic Republic of Algeria as APPO President and Vice-President for 2020 respectively.
The council invited member countries that had…