August 30, 2016

GENCOs appoints new executive secretary

IN an effort to sharpen its focus on the electricity industry development and stakeholder engagements, Generating Companies, GENCOs, have appointed an Executive Secretary to superintend its affairs as a body under the Association of Power Generation Companies, APGC, a non-profit and non-political organisation .

“The appointment which took a thorough and deliberate selection process, had Dr. Joy Ogaji, as the pioneer Executive Secretary of the body.

In a statement, the association said that this development is informed by the need to provide a platform to discuss issues of common interest relevant to the Nigerian Electricity Generation Industry, adding that membership includes “all the thermal, gas and hydro-power and renewable energy generating companies in Nigeria.

Ogaji, is a legal practitioner with over 15 years of progressive managerial experience in various aspects of commercial/corporate law such as Power/Energy, Oil and Gas, Property and Regulatory matters.

She practised commercial and corporate law both in Nigeria and in England and Wales. Prior to her appointment she was the Head of the Regulatory and Transaction Monitoring Unit of the Presidential Taskforce on Power as well as the legal adviser.“She has relevant power sector experience having worked with the various agencies through the pre and post privatisation period of the power sector reform.

Ogaji had a first degree in law (LLB) from the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt; a Bachelor’s degree in Law (BL) from the Nigerian Law School; a Master degree in Environmental law (LLM) from De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.”