President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sacking of the Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Usman Gur Mohammed.
This was made known in a statement from the office of the Minister of Power, Mohammed Sale, on Tuesday.
It also announced the appointment of Sule Abdulaziz as the acting MD.
The statement was signed by the Spokesman to the minister, Aaron Artimas.
This was part of continuing measures to reposition and improve the performance of the power sector in the country, according to the minister.
“Accordingly, the Managing Director of the TCN, Usman Gur Mohammed has been removed from office with immediate effect,” the statement said.
It added that Mohammed has being replaced with Engineer Sule Ahmed Abdulaziz, as the acting Managing Director.
“The Honorable Minister has also confirmed the appointment of four directors who have been on acting position in the Company for some time,” the statement said.