Thursday, July 2, 2015

Good News: Lagos State Governor Appoints Igbo Man As GM Lagos State Electricity Board!

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has approved the appointment of a non-indigene, Engineer Peter Nkedishuka Okonji, as the new General Manager of the State Electricity Board.

The appointment was announced on Thursday.

A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Governor, Habib Aruna, disclosed that Okonji’s appointment, which is with immediate effect, followed the resignation of Mrs. Damilola Ogunbiyi as the General Manager of Board.

A holder of a Bachelor of Science degree of the University of Ife; now Obafemi Awolowo University, Okonji is a member of the Nigeria Society of Engineers and registered member of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria.

He joined the services of the state government in 1986 and has served in various capacities among which was as Acting General Manager of the State Electricity Board before his deployment in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources where he served as  the director and head of Power Department until his new appointment.

Courtesy of: dailyindependentnig

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