By Etuka Sunday
The Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Usman Gur Mohammed has been removed from office with immediate effect.
Minister of Power Engr. Sale Mamman who announced the major changes at the company said, the action was part of continuing measures to reposition and improve the performance of the power Sector in the country.
Engr. Mamman in a statement through his Special Adviser, Media & Communications, Aaron Animas said, “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 Transmission Company of Nigeria.
“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,” it said.
The statement also said, “the Minister has also confmned the appointment of [our directors who have been on acting position in the Company for some time.
“They are; Engt. Victor G. Adewumi. Executive Director, Transmission Services Provider; Engr. M. J. Lawal, Executive Director, Independent Systems Operator; Ahmed lsa-Dutse, Executive Director, Finance & Accounts and justin l. Dodo, Executive Director, Human Resources & Corporate Services.
“All the changes/ appointments have been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari,” he said.