The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has announced the recruitment of 1 , 050 graduate trainees.
The NNPC said in a statement , on Friday, that it had concluded its 2019 /2020 employment exercise .
The corporation said on June 2 , 2019 , that it conducted a Computer -Based Test for about 60 , 000 candidates in 94 centres , who applied for various vacant positions .
The Group Managing Director , Mallam Mele Kyari , was quoted in the statement as saying that the Human Resources Division of the NNPC had since commenced the issuance of provisional offers of employment to the 1 , 050 fresh employees .
He described the recruitment as a very important assignment for the corporation , saying the outcome of the exercise reflected national spread and complied with all statutory requirements .
He said the recruitment in the corporation would be a continuous process, adding that the Experienced Hire component of the exercise would be addressed in due course .
“ 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 , ” Kyari added .
According to the statement , the 2019 /2020 recruitment exercise kicked off via nationwide adverts in the national dailies and online media on March 13, 2019 , followed by shortlisting of qualified candidates which commenced on March 27, 2019 .
It said shortlisted candidates sat for the CBT across the country on June 1 , 2019 , while interviews were conducted in July 2019 .
“ In pursuance of excellence , the NNPC , as an equal opportunity employer in the oil and gas industry value chain, including exploration , refining, transportation and marketing of petroleum products, will continue to recruit the best hands in order to buoy its operations nationwide , ” the corporation said .