Nigeria President Tinubu Appoints Mustapha As CEO of Energy Commission


President Bola Tinubu has appointed Dr. Abdullahi Mustapha as the Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN).

This was disclosed on Monday by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, in a statement he signed, titled ‘President Tinubu appoints new ECN Chief Executive Officer.’

It was gathered that Mustapha served for over a decade in the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission with significant experience in the Energy and Space Technology sectors

He most recently obtained his Doctorate degree in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on Renewable Energy, followed by a Post-Doctoral Fellowship as a Research Associate in the School of Engineering at the prestigious University of Manchester, England.

Tinubu proceed that he expects the new ECN Chief Executive to “make a positive impact on his administration’s intensive push to diversify the nation’s energy sources in a synergised fashion across the government towards the ultimate aim of industrialising every part of the country with every poverty.”