Tinubu appoints Ganduje’s son, 3 others into REA management team

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of a new management team for the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) in an acting capacity.

SOLACEBASE reports that the appointment followed the suspension of the REA Managing Director, Ahmad Salihijo, alongside three Executive Directors of the Agency, indefinitely.

This was contained in a statement signed by Tinubu’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, on Thursday.

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According to the statement they include: Abba Aliyu as Managing Director/CEO, Ayoade Gboyega as Executive Director, Corporate Services, Umar Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, (The son of APC National Chairman, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje) as Executive Director, Technical Services, Doris Uboh as Executive Director, Rural Electrification Fund and Olufemi Akinyelure as Head of Project Management Unit, Nigeria Electrification Project.

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The President “expects all appointees in his administration to uphold the highest standards of transparency and accountability in the discharge of their duties and reiterates his determination to elevate the yearnings of Nigerians for good governance and qualitative service delivery above the narrow interests of individuals who are entrusted to provide critical services to the Nigerian people,” the statement concluded.