Group to Alison-Madueke: Protect Nigeria’s interest in OPEC

Diezani-Alison-Madueke14 December 2014, Abuja – The Goodluck/Sambo Global Campaign Group has ?charged the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, to use her new position as the President of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to protect the interest of Nigeria in the international organization.

In a congratulatory message by its National Coordinator, Prince Oladele Akinola, ?the group said Nigeria was lucky to have Alison-Madueke as the first female President appointed at the 166th OPEC Ordinary meeting in Vienna on 27 November 2014, urging Nigerians to support her to succeed in the new assignment.

The group ?said the time was ripe for Nigeria to assert its authority and make itself relevant in the operations of OPEC.

It congratulated President Goodluck Jonathan for producing the first female President of OPEC.


– The Nation

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