The new Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Engr. Sule Abdulaziz, and his four management team, have received their appointment letters.
A statement by the General Manager, Public Affairs at TCN, Ndidi Mbah confirmed this on Monday. The statement said the letters were received on June 8, 2020, sealing their appointments by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The new Management Team include the MD, Engr. Abdulaziz; Engr. Victor Adewumi – Executive Director (Transmission Service Provider); Engr. Maman J. Lawal – Executive Director (Independent System Operator); Mr. Ahmad Dutse – Executive Director (Finance and Accounts), and Barr. Justin Dodo – Executive Director (Human Resources and Corporate Services).
They have been appointed for an initial term of four years.
The letters which were signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, noted that the appointment of the Acting MD is with effect from 19th May, 2020 while that of the four Executive Directors took effect from 27th December, 2019.
Recall that on the 19th of May, 2020, the Federal Government announced the appointment of a new Acting Managing Director for TCN as well as the confirmation of the Executive Directors, who had been on acting capacity.
The Minister of Power, Engr. Sale Mamman, had announced the removal of the former head of TCN, Usman Gur Mohammed in a statement after getting approval from Buhari, saying Mohammed had frustrated the Siemens Presidential Power Initiative.