Abuja Electricity Distribution plc(AED) has confirmed the appointment of Engr. Adeoye Fadeyibi as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, taking over the affairs of the DisCo from Akinwumi Bada, who served as the company’s Interim Managing Director since 2021. This was contained in a statement released to the media by the Board of AEDC on Tuesday.
The AEDC’s board also confirmed the appointment of Kassim Abdulahi Burkullu, as Chief Technical Officer (CTO), who joined the organisation from Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) where he was Head, Corporate Technical Operations Services. The new AEDC’s CTO took over from Oluwafemi Zacchaeus, the Interim Chief Technical Officer.
Engr. Fadeyibi, is acclaimed as an experienced long-distance runner in the energy business, with over two decades of experience in the power sector, he sharpened his professional skills accentuated by in-depth knowledge in the power industry, having previously served as the Managing Director of Eko Electricity Distribution Company, (EKEDC) and Sales Director of General Electric (GE) Energy, MD/CEO Transcorp Power Limited.
Victor Osadolor, AEDC Board Chairman in the statement said, “We are very delighted that both Fadeyibi and Burkullu are joining our company and bringing with them exceptional abilities and invaluable industry expertise. They will effectively complement the component of the management team already in place.”
“These appointments are necessary steps in positioning AEDC towards efficiency in customer service delivery and ensuring the effectiveness of turn-around embarked upon by the new management of the company. We are convinced that with a combined industry experience of over five decades, the new executives are very capable of meeting the yearnings of millions of our customers who seek seamless power services,” Osadolor said.