Nigeria, Jan. 10 -- The management of MRS Oil Nigeria Plc on Thursday announced the appointment of Priscilla Thorpe-Apezteguia as Director and Managing Director (Acting) of the Company.

A disclosure notice sent to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), signed by O.M Jafojo, the company secretary, said the appointment followed a written resolution of the company's board dated January 7.

The disclosure said the Board of Directors of MRS Oil Nigeria Plc had reviewed and approved the resignation of Andrew Gbodume as Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of the Company with immediate effect.

"By the aforementioned written resolution, the Board of Directors reviewed and approved the appointment of Mrs. Priscilla Thorpe-Apezteguia as Directo...