The newly announced Board of Directors of Kaduna Electric has held its first inaugural meeting today, Friday.
The meeting which held at the Corporate Headquarters of the company in Kaduna was chaired by the new Board Chairman, Alhaji Abbas Jega.
Other Board members at the meeting were Alhaji Ameenu Abubakar and Mr. Ignatius O. Ayewoh of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE). Alhaji Umar Abdullahi, an Independent Director, also attended virtually. A Member, Marlene Ngoyi, was unable to attend.
The inaugural meeting also had the Management Team in attendance led by Engr. Aliyu Abbas who stood in for the Managing Director, Engr. Yusuf Usman Yahaya who was unavoidably absent.
In his remarks, the Chairman said the Board’s mandate is to chart a new course that will lead the company back on the path to sustainable growth.
He urged Management and staff to tighten their belts and re-dedicate themselves to work to revive the fortune of the company. He assured that no whole sale changes will be made as jobs of all staff is secure except those who are unwilling to remain committed to their duties.
While welcoming the new Board, the representative of the Managing Director assured the Chairman and other Board members of the necessary cooperation from the Management and staff in moving the company forward.