- Three new board directors have been appointed at the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC)
- The move got President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval and signals an expansion in the company
- The three additional executive directors appointed are expected to join their colleagues in ensuring efficiency at the NDPHC
The board of directors of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) has named three new executive directors.
Legit.ng gathered that the move was as a result of President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of 3 additional directors at the NDPHC.
The three additional executive directors appointed are Mr Abdullahi Kassim, Mrs Nkechinyelu Mba and Mr Mohammed Mahmud.
This was revealed in a statement on Monday, October 12 by the spokesperson to the vice president, Mr Laolu Akande.
Akande said the NDPHC board of directors named the new executive directors at its meeting held Friday, October 9.
According to him, with the new board structure, NDPHC now has 6 directors each drawn from the six geo-political zones in the country, with the following designated responsibilities:
(i) Mr Joseph Chiedu Ugbo, Managing Director/CEO – South South
(ii) Mr Babayo Shehu, Executive Director (Finance & Accounts) – North East
(iii) Mr Ifeoluwa Oyedele, Executive Director (Networks) – South West
(iv) Mr Abdullahi Kassim, Executive Director (Generation) – North West
(v) Mrs Nkechinyelu Mba, Executive Director (Corporate Services)– South East
(vi) Mr Mohammed Mahmud as Executive Director (Legal Services & Company Secretary) – North Central
Legit.ng had reported that President Buhari on Thursday, August 20, approved the renewal of the appointment of Ugbo, Shehu and Oyedele.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo presides over the board meetings of the NDPHC and has brought his experience to bear in the affairs of the company.
Meanwhile, a major restructuring of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, was carried out on Wednesday, September 2 by the federal government.
Accordingly, some directorates of the agency have been merged, while some directors were relieved of their jobs.
The restructuring of the agency was carried out by the minister of aviation, Captain Hadi Sirika.
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