Adeoye Fadeyibi: Facts To Know About AEDC MD

The management of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has announced the appointment of Adeoye Fadeyibi as its new CEO/MD.

The appointment was announced by the chairman of the board of AEDC, Victor Osadolor, in a statement issued on Tuesday.

Mr Osadolor said Mr Fadeyibi, a turnaround manager with more than 20 years of executive management experience, took over from Akinwumi Bada, who served as the company’s interim MD.

Before joining AEDC, Mr Fadeyibi was Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC)’s MD.

He was also the pioneer MD of Transcorp Power Ltd, Ughelli in Delta, where he ramped up the generating company’s performance from 164MW to 634MW in 25 months.

He joined Transcorp Power from General Electric, holding several strategic roles with oversight for the Middle East and Africa.

“A fellow of several professional bodies, Fadeyibi obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the State University of New York, SUNY Buffalo,” the AEDC statement said. “And the General Electric Power Systems University in Schenectady, New York, where he completed his training in turbine power systems and applied knowledge. This he obtained toward developing the Global Turbines/Generator Field resources.”

AEDC also announced the appointment of Kassim Burkullu as its new chief technical officer, replacing Oluwafemi Zacchaeus, who had served as the interim CTO.

Mr Burkullu, a seasoned engineer and energy industry expert, brings over 25 years’ cognate experience spanning several sectors to bear.

He was Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO)’s head of corporate technical operations services.

Mr Osadolor, who spoke on the new appointments, said: “We are very delighted that both Fadeyibi and Burkullu are joining our company. They are bringing with them exceptional abilities and invaluable industry expertise. They will effectively complement the component of the management team already in place.”

He added, “These appointments are necessary steps in positioning AEDC toward efficiency in customer service delivery and ensuring the effectiveness of turnaround embarked upon by the new management of the company.”

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