Update: After United Nation’s Appointment, FG Reverse Suspension Of Rural Electrification Agency Managing Director


Few days after joining and beginning her new assignment as United Nation’s Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Sustainable Energy for All, the Nigerian Government has reversed the suspension of Damilola Ogunbiyi as Managing Director of Rural Electrification Agency. 

Damilola was suspended by Sale Mamman Minister, the Minister of Power over undisclosed infractions in the agency.

Following Damilola’s suspension, you can recall that Damilola submitted her resignation letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the 7th October, 2019, before she was suspended three months later.

Staff of the agency had also condemned the incident and criticize the minister for hatred over women.

Repealing the suspension order, the government officially accepted her resignation then.

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that the suspension of Mrs. Damilola Ogunbiyi from her role as Managing Director of Rural Electrification Agency be reversed.

Her resignation was effective 31st December 2019 has been accepted to enable her take up her new UN appointment,” a release from the presidency reads.


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