Crisis in Power Sector Deepens as Minister Asks NBET MD to Step Down
Minister of Power, Sale Mamman has asked managing director of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company Limited (NBET), Marilyn Amobi to step down with immediate effect.
The order came few hours few hours after the minister ordered the indefinite suspension of managing director of Rural Electrification Agency (REA), Damilola Ogunbiyi.
In a statement on Tuesday, special adviser to the minister, Aaron Artimas, said the move is to restore sanity in the management of the company.
He said, “In view of this, the Minister had also directed the constitution of a 5-man investigative committee to look into the myriads of complaints against the MD/CEO with the view to restoring sanity in the Management of the company.
“Consequently, she is to hand over to the most senior Director in the Organization.”