His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a substantive Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer and two Executive Directors for the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC). The new appointees are:
(i) Joseph Chiedu Ugbo – Managing Director/Chief Executive
Officer (He is currently acting in the same capacity).
(ii) Mallam Babayo Shehu- Executive Director (Finance and Administration).
(iii) Engineer Ife Oyedele -Executive Director (Engineering and
2. Mr. Ugbo is a legal practitioner and infrastructure regulations specialist with extensive experience in electricity industry reform and privatization. He has Bachelor and Master of Law Degrees from the University of Lagos and was admitted to practice Law in Nigeria in 1991. For over 15 years, he provided legal advisory services to public sector power entities including legal support to erstwhile National Electric Power Authority (NEPA) and to the Bureau of Public Enterprises during the privatization of the twenty successor companies of Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN).
The excerpts above were contained in a statement signed by Bolaji Adebiyi, Director (Press), Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
This could be a start to much better relations between Buhari and Ndi Igbo. Congrats, Mazi Ugbo. Distinguish yourself there o. We Igbo, and other Nigerians are watching.