Eko Disco appoints Sanda as deputy chief executive
The Board of Director, Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has appointed Dr. Tinuade Sanda as the Deputy Managing Director of the company.
A statement by the General Manager, Corporate Communications, EKEDC, Godwin Idemudia, said prior to her appointment, Sanda was the Chief Accounting Officer, a position she had occupied since 2013.
He said: “The appointment is in line with the company’s strategies and procedures. The Board and the management are confident in Sanda’s proficiency and capacity to assist in leading the company towards its vision of becoming the leading and customer-centric electricity distribution company in Africa.”
On his part EKEDC Board Chairman, Oritsedere Otubu, said Sanda’s appointment is a proof of the resilience of the company’s succession planning mechanisms and value it places on corporate governance practices, which underpin its philosophy of building and recognising home-grown talents.
Speaking on her appointment, Sanda expressed gratitude for her new responsibility in the company.
“I appreciate the Board’s belief in my ability as I look forward to supporting the CEO in developing Eko DisCo further with the formidable workforce.
“We know our role in the electricity industry; hence, I am going to give my best to ensure EKEDC continues to deliver on its promise to our customers and enhance collaboration with stakeholders to bring about further growth and development in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry.”
Sanda is an active participant in the electricity market, and a member of the CFO subcommittee of the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), where her innovative ideas have led to positive changes introduced in the financial processes and systems of participants in the power sector.