Shake up in Power Sector: Two Agency Chiefs Axed

Press Release- In continuation of the reorganization/sanitation in the Federal Ministry of Power, the Minister, Engr. Sale Mamman has directed the Managing Director of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company to step down with immediate effect while the managing director of the Nigerian Rural Electrification Agency, Ms. Damilola Ogunbiyi is suspended.

In view of this the Minister had also directed the constitution of a 5-man investigative committee to look into the myriads of complaints against the MD/CEO with the view to restoring sanity in the Management of the company.

Consequently, she is to hand over to the most senior Director in the Organization.

Also following some apparent infractions in the Rural Electrification Agency, the Minister of Power, Engr. Sale Mamman has directed the Managing Director of the Agency, Ms. Damilola Ogunbiyi to proceed on indefinite suspension with immediate effect.

Ms. Ogunbiyi is to hand over to the next most senior officer in the Agency.

Consequently, the Minister has directed an immediate investigation into the activities of the Agency towards repositioning it for better service delivery.

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