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Meet the pretty wife of new NNPC boss

Profile + Picture: Meet the pretty wife of new NNPC boss.. She is a first-class Law graduate

Yesterday, President Muhammadu Buhari approved the appointment of
Dr. Ibe Kachikwu as the new NNPC boss. A man of many firsts, he is
happily married to a scholar Dr. Miriam Kene Kachikwu(nee Omalu). Let’s
tell you more about Dr. Miriam Kachikwu.

Her career has spanned through
two decades with experience both in Nigeria and International
Companies.

With wide-ranging international experience in the energy
industry, she has been involved in several high value strategic matters
including joint operating agreements, production sharing contracts,
joint venture agreements, renewable energy projects, electricity and gas marketing
in the UK, global procurement, multi-billion dollar
multi-jurisdictional corporate restructuring projects, multi-million
pound construction projects, global insurance and reinsurance
programmes, regulatory compliance issues for the treasury and financial
sectors in the EU and US, the award-winning Shell Foundation Breathing
Space Programme in India, establishment of Funds in the MENA region and
co-operation initiatives with Foundations in the Middle East.

Miriam

Dr. Miriam Kene Kachikwu is a first class graduate of the Faculty of
Law, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, being the first in nineteen years;
she moved on from there to the Nigerian Law School where she graduated
with B.L First Class Honours in 1993. As a Chevening scholar, Mirian
obtained a Ph.D in International Investment and Natural Resources Law
and Policy and has published, from a multi-disciplinary perspective,
numerous papers in reputable international journals. Her particular
interests are focused on the area of international investment law &
policy in the extractive industries with a fascination for the role
played by governments, intergovernmental, non-governmental entities
& other players in this arena.

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She is Co-founder & immediate past Chairperson of the Shell
African Network. She is passionate about the development &
empowerment of people & is enthusiastic about being a mentor &
coach. She received an Award for Innovative Leadership in April 2012
from the Ghanaian Government and GWIIN. With an effervescent
personality, she has a natural ability to bring people together,
developing good & trusting relationships with people at all
levels.

She has acquired specialty in international investment law, UK
Construction law, contracts, company law, corporate restructuring,
regulatory compliance of finance and treasury matters, contractual
allocation of risk, mineral resources law and policy, contractual
negotiation, procurement and service agreements, upstream oil and gas,
political risk, ethnic minority employee networks, charities.

Her career
spans from the legal department of Chevron Nigeria, through Shell
U.K. She is the General Counsel/Company Secretary at Seplat Petroleum
Development Company Plc.

One Comment

  1. Kemi you need to be a bit careful about this o!.

    Kene is Ibe's 2nd wife and a more recent marriage. she's a lawyer who lives and works in the UK

    His first wife and mother of his grown kids sis still living with him as a legitimate first wife here in Nigeria. please be careful so you don't stir up wahala oh!!

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