Nigeria’s President Buhari appoints new MD for country’s Rural Electrification Agency

Uncategorized Faizah Kamal 31-Dec-2019

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ahmad Salihijo Ahmad as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the country’s Rural Electrification Agency.

Aaron Artimas, Special Adviser of Media and Communication to the Minister of Power, made this known in a statement in Nigeria’s capital Abuja on December 31.

Artimas said that Ahmad, a renewable energy expert, holds two master’s degrees in development studies and project planning. He added that Ahmad has vast knowledge and experience in power sector development.

The statement also said that Olaniyi Netufo was appointed the Executive Director of the South West, while Eddi Julius was appointed as non-Executive Director of the South-South in the agency.