Eko DisCo removes MD/CEO over NERC order

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THE Board of Eko Electricity Distribution Company, has removed the Managing Director/CEO, Dr. Tinuade Sanda, in compliance with  the directive of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC.

Chairman of Eko DisCo, Dere Otubu, disclosed in a letter, saying,  “We have received a directive from NERC stating that all staff working for the utility must be employed directly by the utility, bound by applicable service conditions that are applicable to the employees of the utility, and paid through the utility’s payroll.

“The Disco is obligated to comply with these directives due to the powers of NERC as stipulated in the Electricity Act 2023. In compliance with the aforementioned directive, all seconded staff from WPG Ltd are being released by Eko Electricity Distribution Plc and returned to West Gas and Power Limited, WPG.

“Accordingly, you are hereby relieved of your role, office, and position at Eko Electricity Distribution Plc effectively immediately, and returned to your employer, WPG Ltd.”

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