NERC Chairman Commends EEDC For Consistent Transformation

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has commended the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC (EEDC) for its giant strides and consistent effort towards the actualization of its sustainability and transformation agenda, for greater productivity and efficiency.

This commendation was made by the Chairman NERC, Engr. Sanusi Garba, when he received the delegation from EEDC, led by its Chairman, Sir (Dr.) Emeka Offor, in company of its Executive Management team during a courtesy call on the Commission yesterday, in Abuja.

The NERC Chairman extolled Sir Offor for strengthening the management team of EEDC with the appointment of experienced professionals in the industry.

Other members of the EEDC delegation includes, the Managing Director/CEO, Mr. Praveen Chorghade; Executive Director, Business Finance & Administration, Mr. Paul Okeke; Chief Technical Officer, Engr. Vincent Ekwekwu and the Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Maruthi Mallepalli.

The team used the opportunity to formally introduce its new Management Executive to the Commission, following the recent appointment by the Board of Directors of Dr. Ernest Raphael Mupwaya as its Executive Director in charge of Technical & Operations.

Mupwaya is bringing on board his over 30 years of experience garnered in the Electricity industry, part of which was as the Managing Director, ZESCO, Zambia; Commercial Director, Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), where he was later elevated to the position of Managing Director/CEO.

He has a Doctorate degree in Business Administration from California Intercontinental University, USA (DBA), a Master’s degree in Business Administration from University of Glamorgan and University of South Wales, United Kingdom, and also a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Zambia.