NDPHC Expands Board With Three New Executive Directors

October 13, 2020

By Adedapo Adesanya

The Board of Directors of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) has announced the appointment of three new Executive Directors as part of measures to broaden its coverage across the country.

In a statement by Mr Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, said that President Muhammadu Buhari approved the appointments of the trio in August.

It gave the names of the additional Executive Directors as Mr Abdullahi Kassim, Mrs Nkechinyelu Mba and Mr Mohammed Mahmud.

With the new board structure, NDPHC now has six executive directors drawn from the six geo-political zones in the country.

The full list of the executive directors on the board includes Mr Joseph Ugbo, Managing Director/CEO, from the South-South; Mr Babayo Shehu, Executive Director, Finance and Accounts, North-East; and Mr Ifeoluwa Oyedele, Executive Director, Networks – South-West.

Others are Mr Kassim, Executive Director, Generation, North West; Mrs Mba, Executive Director, Corporate Services, South- East, while Mr Mahmud, Executive Director, Legal Services and Company Secretary, from the North-Central.

On August 20, President Buhari has approved the renewal of the appointment of Mr Ugbo as the Managing Director of NDPHC. The President also approved the reappointment of Mr Shehu and Mr Oyedele as Executive Directors that day.

Adedapo Adesanya

Adedapo Adesanya is a journalist, polymath, and connoisseur of everything art. When he is not writing, he has his nose buried in one of the many books or articles he has bookmarked or simply listening to good music with a bottle of beer or wine. He supports the greatest club in the world, Manchester United F.C.

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