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Tinubu reconstitutes FGN Power Company’s board of directors

By Mo Isa

President Bola Tinubu has approved the reconstitution and amended structure of the Governing Board of the FGN Power Company, which is tasked with implementing the accelerated performance agreement with Siemens Energy.

The development, CONVERSEER learned was in furtherance of his landmark effort to achieve the full end-to-end modernisation of the nation’s electric power transmission grid as part of the Presidential Power Initiative (PPI).

“By the President’s directive, the Chairmanship of the FGN Power Company Board has been assigned to the Office of the Minister of Power,” a press statement by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity on Thursday read.

(1) Honourable Minister of Power — Board Chairman, FGN Power Company

(2) Honourable Minister of Finance — Board Vice-Chairman, FGN Power Company

(3) Managing Director/CEO, FGN Power Company — Member

(4) Director-General, Bureau for Public Enterprises — Member

(5) Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) — Member

(6) Distribution Companies’ Representative — Member

(7) Generation Companies’ Representative — Member

(8) President, Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) — Member

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“Furthermore, the President has approved the removal of the Steering Committee from the governance framework of the FGN Power Company with full oversight powers granted to the Office of the Minister of Power.

“President Tinubu has approved the aforementioned changes with the full expectation that the leaner structure will provide greater organisational agility and efficiency in delivering the complete modernisation of the nation’s electric power transmission grid in collaboration with Siemens Energy for the benefit of all Nigerians,” the statement added.

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