NNPC Appoints Femi Soneye as Chief Corporate Communication Officer

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By Modupe Gbadeyanka

The publisher of an online news platform, Per Second New (PSN), Mr Femi Oladapo Soneye, has been appointed as the Chief Corporate Communications Officer (CCCO) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited.

The appointment of the veteran journalist was announced on Wednesday night by the state-owned oil agency, which said it looked “forward to his valuable contributions to our company.”

The new spokesman will be in charge of the corporate communications of the NNPC, leading the organisation’s “corporate communications team and drive our brand penetration, strategic communications initiatives, and stakeholder management.”

According to the statement, Mr Soneye is “a member of reputable bodies, including the Nigerian Union of Journalists, the National Association of Black Journalists, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the Guild of Corporate Online Media Publishers (GOCOP).”

Mr Soneye has full-time and freelance experiences at some of the world’s most respected publications in Nigeria, Australia, and the United States of America.

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