The Honourable Minister of State, Power, Goddy Jedy-Agba, OFR has inaugurated the Governing Board of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA). The board has Abdulazeez Musa Yar’Adua as Chairman and Managing Director/CEO of REA Engr. Ahmad Salihijo Ahmad as a member. Other members of the Board representing the six – geopolitical zones include, Engr. Michael Oluwagbemi (representing the South West), Chidi Emmanuel Nwogu (representing the South East), Catherine A. Ajibike (representing the South South), Dr. Abdullahi Garba (representing the North West), Dr. Abdul Umar (representing the North East), while Mohammed Kabir Badamasuiy (represents the North Central).
Also, to enhance partnerships and improve the synergy with critical Agencies which are supportive of the REA in achieving its mandate, the following Government organizations are represented on the Governing Board with Ex-Officio capacity. These are Federal Ministry of Power (Supervising Ministry), Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning as well as the Bureau for Public Enterprise (BPE).