The Federal Government has sacked Usman Gur Mohammed, the Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria.
According to a statement issued by Aaron Artimas, the Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Office of the Minister of Power, his sack was approved by Mohammed Sale, Minister of Power, on Tuesday.
Artimas also said Sule Abdulaziz has been appointed in acting capacity.
“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 an 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,” the statement said.