The erstwhile Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Retail, Mrs. Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue who was purportedly reported to have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied the report.
Latest report has it that Mrs. Nnamdi-Ogbue was only invited by the EFCC to clarify certain operational issues which she promptly did and was allowed to return home on the same day.
The report described reports of the NNPC’s top executive as a campaign of calumny by some detractors who were envious of the giant strides and achievements of Mrs. Nnamdi-Ogbue while she presided over the affairs of the Petroleum Products and Marketing Company (PPMC).
It said some mischief makers were uncomfortable with the strides recorded by Mrs. Nnamdi-Ogbue in the NNPC from her days as the General Manager, Board Matters and Management Committee Department (BMMC) in the Corporate Secretariat and Legal Division (CSLD) to the Petroleum Products and Marketing Company, (PPMC) which she headed before her latest promotion.
‘’ Without doubt, Mrs. Nnamdi-Ogbue is one of the shining light of the NNPC and she was very conscious of her duties and discharged them creditably. In fact, she was appointed the Managing Director of PPMC based on her pedigree in NNPC.
” The truth of the matter is that, she was invited and she naturally honored the invitation since she had nothing to hide. Moreover, she is one of the proponents of change in NNPC and her style of administration is still being spoken of in glowing terms in PPMC till tomorrow, ’’ the group stated.
It was earlier reported that Mrs Ogbue who was alleged to have been involved in some scams running into billions of Naira within the short period she headed the agency.She was also alleged to have acquired properties worth millions of Naira illegally .
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