Engr M. M Gumel

Executive Director Electricity Infrastructure Services

Motivated by his specialization in Electrical Power and Machines led the young engineer to join the defunct National Electric Power Authority (NEPA) as a System Planning Engineer in 1991.
Engr Gumel, was born in the city of Kano on the 2 1″of October, 1958. He acquired his Primary Leaving school Certificate in 1973. He then proceeded to the Federal Government College Kano and pursued his WAEC in 1978. He got admission into the School of Basic Studies (ABU Zaria) in 1978 and on successful completion got absorbed into the Faculty of Engineering at the same Institution. He acquired both B Eng (Electrical) & M. Sc. (Electrical Power & Machines) in 1983 and 1989 respectively. He served the Nation under the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) at the defunct Gongola State between 1983 and 1984. Engr Gumel started working career as a Pupil Engineer with the Federal Ministry of Woks & Housing at Lagos, he later join ed the Nigerian Telecommunication Limited (NITEL) and rose through the ranks to Senior Engineer. Motivated by his spec ialization in Electrical Power and Machines led the young engineer to join the defunct National Electric Power Authority (NEPA) as a System Planning Engineer in 1991. He worked with the Power System Planning Department (PSPD) ofthe organization and within this period, he participated in the supervision work of the construction ofthe Supplementary National Control Centre (SNCC) at, Shiroro. This was where the first application of the state-of-the-art technology of the SCADNEMS was introduced by the Authority. On completion,Engr Gumelwas retained there until he attained the position of the Assistant General Manger. Between 2009 and 2012, he was deployed to the Transmission Subsector and served as Assistant General Manager (Transmission) in Kumbotso Kano Sub- Region, General Manager (Transmiss ion) Kaduna and later Bauchi Transmission Regions respectively. Following hisappointment as Senior Performance Monitor (SPM) ofTransmission & System Operations,of the Presidential Task Force on Power (PTFP) by the then Hnr Minister of Power, he served on secondment between February 2012 and May, 2013. InAugust, 2013, he was appointed as the Director (50) TCN by the His Excellency the President of the Federal republic of Nigeria, to work and under study the ED(SO) MHI as Nigerian Counterpart. The appointment as Director (System operations), did not come butwith additional responsibilities, prominent amongwhich were: Membership of the TCN Management Team/ the Board of Directors. This is the highest body of decision making of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN). Chairmans hip of the Grid Code Review Panel (GCRP). The Grid Code is one of the ruling documents of The Nigerian Electricity ReguIatory Commission (NERC) ceded to SO- TCN by virtue of its role as grid controller. Chairman of Technical Committee on International Lines. This Committee is in charge of monitoring cross boarder trading of electricity supp lies from Nigeria to Niger, Benin and Togo Republics respectively. Inthe process of unbundling and ringfencing ofTCN, The Management Contractor, Manitoba Hydro International (MHI), appointed him as the MD Designate for System/ Market Operations, referred to as Independent System Operator (ISO). With the exit of MHI last year, july 2016, the responsibilities of the two Business Units were fully handed over to him to run the affairs of same till his retirement in August, 2017. He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (FNSE), Reg. no. 4099 and also a Member of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering Practice in Nigeria (MCOREN), Reg. no. 4776.

ENGR. MOHAMMED SAN I ALHASSAN

Deputy Managing Director

He rose through the ranks to the position of the Executive Secretary of the FCDA in charge of the general day to day administration and implementation of the Master Plan of the FCC and its environs.
Engr. Mohammed Sani Aihassan FNSE, FNES, MFR. was born on the 1st of January, 1955 and had his primary and secondary education in the then Abuja, the headquarters ofAbuja Emirate and Abuja Native Authority now Suleja, Suleja Emirate, Suleja Local Government Area of Niger State. He attended the School of Basic Studies and the Department of Civil Engineering Services of Ahmadu Bello University, SamaruZ aria where he graduated with a 2″ Class (Upper division) degree in Civil Engiieering, B Sc (civil), in June 1978. Engr. M. S. Alhassan had his mandatory National Youth Service at the Ajoda New Town Development Corporation, Agodi- lbadan in Oyo State of Nigeria before taking up appointment with the Niger State Government from july 1979- December 1980. He moved to the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) and later to the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA), a Federal Government body responsible for the planning and physical development of the New Federal Capital City (FCC) Abuja and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) of Nigeria where he rose through the ranks to the position of the Executive Secretary of the FCDA in charge of the general day to day administration and implementation of the Master Plan of the FCC and its environs. He successfully managed this position for seven years before his voluntary retirement in September 2011. In the course of duty, he attended The I Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School and various seminars, workshops and administrative and professional courses in general administration, human resources management, environmental/waste management, public private partnership, infrastructure development, public procurement and also participated in economic summits in various parts of the world to mention a few. He is a recipient of a number of titles among which are, Member of the Federal Republic (MFR), Fellow Nigerian Society of Engineers (FNSE) and Fellow of the Nigerian Environmental Society (FNES). He is also the Sarkin Yakin Zazzau Suleja (the Chief Warrior of Zazzau-Suleja Emirate) and a member of the Suleja Emirate Council Member. He is widely traveled and happily married with children.

lgwe, Godwin Onyekachi

Executive Director Electricity Infrastructure Services

A Corporate Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, United States of America
(1995).  He was the Asst. General Manager (Technical Services), KEDC, PHCN (29th September,2011 -July 31st,2015)

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED (WITH DATES) • Community Primary School, Ngwo- Uno (1970- 1973) • Central School Nkpologu,Nsukka (1973- 1975) • AguobuOwa High School, Ezeagu L.G.A. (1975- 1980) • University of Port-Harcourt, Rivers State (1981 – 1986) ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION OBTAINED (WITH DATES) • Primary School Leaving Certificate (Credit, 1975) • West African School Certificate Examination (Grade One, 1980) • Bachelor of Engineering,(Electrical) Second Class Honours Upper Division – 1986) • Corporate Member,The Nigerian Society of Engineers (1994) • Registered with Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN- 1995) • Corporate Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, United States of America (1995) WORK EXPERIENCE (WITH DATES) • Service Engineer, NEPA Service Centre, Kaduna South (1996 – 1998) • Service Engineer, NEPA Service Centre, Kaduna North (1998- 2001) • Manager (Operation & Maintenance), NEPA District Office, Makera, Kaduna (2001-2002) • Senior Manager (Distribution), NEPA District Office, Makera, Kaduna (2002- 2004) • Senior Manager Distribution, NEPA District Office, Doka, Kaduna (2004- 2006) • Business Manager at Kawo,Gusau,Makera, Doka (2007 – 2011) • Principal Manager (Distribution) -2008 • Asst. General Manager (Technical Services), KEDC, PHCN (29th September,2011 -July 3Pt,2015) AWARD Iwas awarded Honourable Mention in the Most Promising Engineer Aw ard Competition 1995, organized bv the Nioerian Societv of enoineers (National Electrical Division).

ENGR. AMINU JIBRIL

Executive Director Operations

He was a member of the Technical Working Group (TWG) that drafted the Electricity Network and Construction standards; for the design, construction, commissioning and maintenance of Electrical network (Currently in use) in the Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry (NESI).
Engr. Aminu jibrin holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Electrical Engineering and Post Graduate Diploma in management. A COREN Registered Engineer; He worked in former NEPA, PHCN and later one of the Successor Distribution Companies for twenty- four (24) years. He held various managerial positions in the Power Industry in different parts of Nigeria. He worked as an Operation Manager, Project Mgr. as well as District Distribution Mgr in different parts of the country. He was a member of the Technical Working Group (TWG) that drafted the Electricity Network and Construction standards; for the design, construction, commissioning and maintenance of Electrical network (Currently in use) in the Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry (NESI). He design, constructed and commissioned many expansion and re­ inforcement power projects in the cause of his career in the power sector. He attended course/Seminars in Italy, Dubai and Saudi Arabia.

David D. Shodeinde

Director Media Relations

BA; Special Honors, English Literature
Bayero, Kano. MSC, Computer Science
Stamford, Palo Alto. Member: Computing
Technology Industry Association, LISA theory four years practitioner as film
Doctor and Multi-Media Specialist. Writer, Poet and Mentor.

AHMAD ABDULLAHI

Executive Director

He has vast knowledge in real estate, rural electrification, electrical/electronics, building, telecommunication, business management, general consulting, purchasing and supply.
He completed his studies in accountancy at Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna, Nigeria in 2006. He did one year National Youth Service with Bayelsa State Ministry of Education, due to hard work and commitment to work he rose to the position of Executive Director Consultancy Dell’more International Limited. He has vast knowledge in real estate, rural electrification, electrical/electronics, building, telecommunication, business management, general consulting, purchasing and supply. He also a member, institute of Chartered treasury management of Nigeria and happily married with children.

BABA HARUNA TANKO

ADVISOR

Mr. Tanko voluntarily retired from the NSPM pic on 20th September, 2012. Since ‘retirement’, his company, illustraExtra has offered consultancy services to the then MD/CEO of Kaduna Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) on Customer Relations and Equipment’s installations lay-out which contributed to the unequalled feat the company achieved, in power delivery and revenue generation in that period.
Baba Haruna Tanko is 58 years old. He is married with children, enjoys traveling, also football and language enthusiast. An indigene of Tamawa, in Rimin Gado Local Government of Kano State. Before establishing illustra Extra in 2012, a company that offers Consultancy services on Currency, Security Documents, Medals, memorabilia and general graphic design, he was the Manager, Business Development Department, Nigerian Security, Printing and Minting pic. Prior to that, as Manager, Coins Project in 2006, he designed, engraved and supervised the production and delivery of 300,000,000 million of the current set of N2, Ni and SOK coins to the Central Bank of Nigeria. He had earlier, also participated in the Currency Restructuring and redesigns ml 999 and that of 2001 .He was also involved in the aborted coining of the Polymer Banknotes and the failed NSOOO note of 2012. Mr. Tanko voluntarily retired from the NSPM pic on 20th September, 2012. Since ‘retirement’, his company, illustra Extra has offered consultancy services to the then MD/CEO of Kaduna Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) on Customer Relations and Equipment’s installations lay-out which contributed to the unequalled feat the company achieved, in power delivery and revenue generation in that period. Illustra Extra also participated in an Orientation Programme for CBNs Currency Operation staff on Currency, Security Features Design and Production in January/February, 201 5. From 1987 to 1994, he was a Resource person on Voter Education in the then National Electoral Commission. He attended several courses within and outside Nigeria, including 3 year training at the Italian ZECCA (MINT) in Rome,Italy, from 1998 to the year 2000.

BASHIR BABA ZARIA

ADVISOR

An energetic, dynamic, proactive, seasoned administrator, action-minded and result oriented individual with an impeccable credibility, in the business of oil and gas for the past 30-years, hardworking both independently as well as a team, especially in situation that demand strength of character and challenges.
Privileged to have been CEO and founder of DYNAMIC OIL LIMITED/PROCEEDS INVESTMENT, Financial Consulting Firm and now VP/ GMD of DYNAMIC OIL AND GAS GROUP. Also, desirous of using knowledge, skill and experience to return the company to profitability and international recognition. He is married with children.
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