Recall that the sack of Amobi would have been effected by Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, however Buhari came to her rescue.
In a statement yesterday, released by Mamman’s spokesman, Aaron Artimas, Amobi’s removal was announced.
According to the Official, she would be replaced by Dr. Nnaemeka Eweluka, the company’s General Counsel and Secretary.
According to the statement, the appointment was in “furtherance of the reorganisation/realignments in the power sector.”
It said Eweluka “Is to succeed Dr. Marilyn Amobi, as substantive Managing Director/CEO, while the former MD is to hand over and proceed on terminal leave with immediate effect.”
Eweluka, a lawyer, has over 20 years experience, spanning private practice, academics and the power sector.
Artimas added that he is “a specialist on privatisation and legal energy reforms as well as a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration