The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has disclosed that about 1,050 Graduate Trainee candidates have been employed by the corporation, following the completion of its 2019/2020 recruitment exercise.
Recall that the NNPC had begun the recruitment exercise on March 13, 2019 and opened its portal to receive applications from fresh graduates and experienced professionals for the exercise.
Ndu Ughamadu, NNPC’s Group General Manager (Public Affairs Division), had said that recruitment would be in three categories of fresh graduates, senior officers/ supervisory cadre and managerial cadre.
Subsequently, on Friday, a statement signed by the NNPC management and posted to its social media pages, stressed that the recruitment process reflected national spread, adding that all statutory requirements are complied with.
According to the NNPC management, the Experienced Hire category would be subsequently released.
The statement read: “We are pleased to announce the successful completion of the NNPC 2019/2020 recruitment exercise for Graduate Trainees, GT.
“Consequently, we have commenced the issuance of the provision offer of employment to 1050 graduate trainee candidates.
“In delivering this important assignment, we have ensured that the outcome reflected national spread and that all statutory requirements are complied with.
“Recruitment exercise in NNPC will be a continuous process and in this regard, the Experienced Hire, EH, component will be addressed in due course.
“In closing, we look forward to warmly receiving our new team members and working with them to build a corporation that all Nigerians will be proud of.”