Rural Electrification Agency Gets New Leadership .


President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appointed Aba Aliyu as new Managing Director Rural Electrification Agency REA, following the immediate sack of Ahmed Salihijo former MD REA.

Aliyu untill his appointment was the Head of Project Management Unit and Director Nigeria Electrification Project NEP, which is funded by the World Bank and the African Development Bank AFDB.

As a project management expert, he is expected to bring in transparency in procurement and  award of contracts and policy implementation and strategic planning.

In a statement, the agency said the new leadership is expected to give visibility and openness to the operations of the agency.

The new appointed Managing Director pledged to refocus the agency in ensuring that activities and projects awarded, ongoing and completed are widely publicised for clarity and accountability in governance.