Petroleum Minister, Mrs Diezani Allison Madueke, has been elected as President of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
Alison-Madueke was elected President of OPEC Thursday at the ongoing 166th General Meeting of the body in Vienna, Austria.
She replaces former President of OPEC, Libyan Vice Prime Minister for Corporations, Abdourhman Atahar Al-Ahirish.
She was before her election this morning the alternate president of OPEC and is expected to immediately begin to serve her one-year term at the helm of OPEC affairs.
OPEC is expected to at the 166th meeting, take key decisions that could halt the dwindling price of crude oil.
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Source – Vanguard Ngr / Thisday live