The Deputy Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Engr. (Dr.) Abubakar Atiku has been appointed Chairman of the West African Power Pool (WAPP) for a term of three years, Daily Trust reports.
Atiku whose tenure started November, 2015 will lead till November 2018. He succeeds Engr. Akinsola Akinniranye, the former Managing Director of TCN.
In a statement by the General Manager (Public Affairs), Seun Olagunju, TCN said the appointment was made at the 30th WAPP Executive Board Meeting, held on November 23 and ratified during the General Assembly held in Senegal two days later.