Shake-up in AEDC as management effects cost-saving reforms
The management of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has carried out cost-saving measures it described as “much-desired and inevitable institutional reforms.”
The Guardian reliably gathered in Abuja, yesterday, that the reforms included manpower reorganisation and proper placement of staff “with the sole aim of saving costs, blocking financial leakages and reducing to the barest level overbloated salaries structure, lopsided promotion, salary disparity.” It will also enhance “upscale of operational efficiencies and prudent management of finances.”
It was gathered that the shake-up involved deleting of “unnecessary” General Manager and Special Adviser (SA) positions created to serve as drains to AEDC resources.
There was appointment of new regional managers and heads of departments, while old and experienced hands from the existing pool of staff were assigned new top management responsibilities “aimed at taking the company to the next level.”
The new regional heads expected to resume at their duty posts effective February 7, 2022, are: FCT North Region Regional Manager, Abah Godfrey; FCT Central Region Regional Manager, Yahaya Kura; FCT East Region Regional Manager, Leticia Ejindu; Niger Region Regional Manager, Mahmud Nda’dama Keni; FCT West Regional Manager, Chris Chime; FCT South/South Region Regional Manager; Desmond C. Eboh.
FCT South Region Regional Manager, Joan Ijeoma Ugwunna, Kogi Region Regional Manager, Lameed Obadaki; FCT Central Region Regional Manager, Yahaya Kura; Nasarawa Region Regional Manager, Mohammed Baro, and others.