Abdulahi Mustapha Appointed CEO of Energy Commission of Nigeria

President Bola Tinubu on Monday approved the appointment of Dr. Abdullahi Mustapha  as the Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN).

The boss of the ECN has worked for over 10 years in the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC). He areas of interest cut across Energy and Space Technology sectors.

He obtained his doctorate degree in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on renewable energy, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship as a research associate in the School of Engineering at the prestigious University of Manchester.

In a statement issued by the presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, President Tinubu expects Dr. Mustpha to  “ “make a positive impact on his administration’s intensive push to diversify the nation’s energy sources in a synergised fashion across the government towards the ultimate aim of industrialising every part of the country with every citizen emancipated from the shackles of energy poverty.”



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