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Sylva at APPO reform Implementation, Harps on Objectivity

-By Kenny Folarin

The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva has tasked Executive Board members and Experts of African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO) to be objective in their deliberations and put the future of APPO at the core of decision making.

 Chief Sylva disclosed this on Tuesday when he declared open the Extraordinary Meeting of the Executive Board of the African Petroleum Producers` Organization (APPO), currently holding in Abuja.

The meeting, chaired by Sylva which had in attendance, the Secretary-General of APPO, H.E. Mahaman Laouan Gaya and the Executive Board Members and Experts of APPO Member Countries is expected to deliberate on the report of the APPO reform implementation as entrusted to Nigeria.

The Executive Board of APPO is also expected to consider the Report of the Secretary-General and the Report of the External Auditors of the Organization as well as the proposed budget for 2020.

Accordingly, the final report will be presented to the APPO Council of Ministers in the course of the Extraordinary Session of the Council of Ministers of African Petroleum Producers’ Organisation which will hold on Thursday, 12th December, 2019 in Abuja, Nigeria.