By Anthony Areh
Mr Usman Mohammed, the Managing Director of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has been sacked by the federal government of Nigerian with immediate effect.
The Minister of Power, Mr Mamman Sale, announced the removal in a statement issued ionTuesday in Abuja by Mr Aaron Atimas, Special Adviser, Media and Communications to the Minister of Power.
Artimas said that the removal was part of continued measures to reposition and improve performance of the power sector in the country.
He said that the minister also announced other major changes at the TCN.
According to him, Usman is being replaced with Mr Sule Abdulaziz, as Managing Director, in acting capacity.
Artimas said that the minister also confirmed the appointment of four directors who have been on acting position in the company.
He listed the directors as; Mr Victor Adewumi, Executive Director, Transmission Services Provider; Mr M Lawal, Executive Director, Independent Systems Operator; Mr Ahmed lsa-Dutse, Executive Director, Finance & Accounts.
He said that the appointment of Mr Justin Dodo, Executive Director, Human Resources & Corporate Services was also confirmed.
Artimas said that all the changes/appointments have been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.