The Federal Government has sacked the Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Usman Gur Mohammed, from office.
A statement by the Special Adviser, Media & Communications to the Minister of Power Sale Mamman, Mr. Aaron Artimas, on Tuesday in Abuja said the replacement is with immediate effect.
The statement reads, “As part of continuing measures to reposition and improve the performance of the power sector in the country, the Honorable Minister of Power, Engr. Sale Mamman, hereby announces major changes at the TCN.
“Accordingly, the Managing Director of the TCN, Usman Gur Mohammed, has been removed from office with immediate effect. He is being replaced with Engr. Sule Ahmed Abdulaziz, as Managing Director, in acting capacity.
“The Honorable Minister has also confirmed the appointment of four directors who have been on acting position in the company for some time.
They are Engr. Victor G. Adewumi, Executive Director, Transmission Services Provider; Engr. M. J. Lawal, Executive Director, Independent Systems Operator; Ahmed Isa-Dutse, Executive Director, Finance & Accounts and Justin I. Dodo, Executive Director, Human Resources & Corporate Services.
“All the changes/appointments have been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari,” he said