President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Abdullahi Mustapha as the director-general and chief executive officer of the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN).
This was disclosed by Ajuri Ngelale, the special adviser to the president on media & publicity on Monday.
According to the statement released by the presidential spokesperson, Mustapha Abdullahi boasts more than a decade of experience in the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) and has significant knowledge in the fields of energy and space technology.
- “Dr. Abdullahi most recently obtained his Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on Renewable Energy, followed by a Post-Doctoral Fellowship as a Research Associate in the School of Engineering at the prestigious University of Manchester.
- “President Tinubu expects the new ECN Chief Executive to make a positive impact on his administration’s intensive push to diversify the nation’s energy sources in a synergized fashion across the government toward the ultimate aim of industrializing every part of the country with every citizen emancipated from the shackles of energy poverty,” Ngelale added.
More details later…