The Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) Usman Gur Mohammed has been sacked by the federal government.
Minister of Power, Mohammed Sale who approved the sack of the TCN Managing Director also appointed Sule Abdulaziz in his stead in acting capacity.
The Minister’s spokesperson Aaron Artimas, confirmed this in a statement released on Tuesday May 19.
The statement reads in part;
“As part of continuing measures to reposition and improve the performance of the power Sector in the country, the Honorable Minister of Power Engr. Sale Mamman hereby announces major changes at the Transmission Company of Nigeria.
“Accordingly, the Managing Director of the TCN, Usman Gur Mohammed has been removed from office with immediate effect. He is being replaced with Engr. Sule Ahmed Abdulaziz, as Managing Director, in acting capacity.
“The Honorable Minister has also confirmed the appointment of four directors who have been on acting position in the Company for some time.”