FG Sacks Managing Director of TCN

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the removal of the Managing Director of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN ),  Dr Usman Gur Mohammed, stating that the move was owing to the government’s measures to improve power sector performance.

The Minister of Power, Engr Sale Mamman, who made this known in a statement, said the removal of Mohammed was with immediate effect.

According to the statement signed by the Minister’s Special Adviser Media and Communications, Mr Aaron Artimas, Engr. Sule Ahmed Abdulaziz is to replace Mohammed in acting capacity.

The statement reads: “As part of continuing measures to reposition and improve the performance of the power sector in the country, the 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 the Managing Director in acting capacity. ”

“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.

“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; Eng. 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.”


Peace Obi


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