Ambode appoints new GM for Lagos electricity board

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Lagos State Governor, Mr​. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday approved the appointment of Mr. Peter Okonji as the new General Manager of the Lagos State Electricity Board.

In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Habib Aruna, Okonji’s appointment, which takes immediate effect, followed the resignation of Mrs Damilola Ogunbiyi as the General Manager of the board.

Okonji is a holder of a Bachelor of Science Degree of the Obafemi Awolowo University (then University of Ife).

The statement said he is also a member of the Nigeria Society of Engineers and registered member of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria.

He joined the services of the Lagos State Government in 1986 and has served in various capacities, among which was as Acting General Manager of the State Electricity Board before his deployment to the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, where he served as  the Director and Head of Power Department until his new ‎appointment.

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