The Board of Directors of Eko Electricity Distribution Company has appointed Dr. Tinuade Sanda as its first female Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.
This was disclosed to Nairametrics by a source in the company.
Ms Sanda takes over from Adeoye Fadeyibi, who was the Managing Director of EKEDC for four years and her appointment is with immediate effect.
What EKEDC is saying about Sanda’s appointment
Following the scoop from our source, the Board of Eko Disco later released a statement confirming Ms Sanda’s appointment.
The statement read in part, “The Board of Directors of Eko Electricity Distribution Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Tinuade Sanda as the Company’s new MD/CEO with immediate effect. This remarkable appointment makes her the first female MD/CEO of the Company.”
In addition, the statement said Ms Sanda would lead the next phase of the company’s growth by aggressively reducing Aggregate Technical, Commercial and Collection losses.
What you should know about Ms Sanda
- After graduating with a second-class upper in Financial Accounting from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Sanda obtained a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Edinburgh Business School, Herriot Watt University, Scotland, UK.
- Sanda is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Institute of Management Consultants, US and Institute of Professional Financial Managers, London.
- She is also an Associate Member of the Risk Management Association of Nigeria and the Institute of Directors, Nigeria.
- In December 2020, the Senate and Governing Council of ICON University of Management Science and Technology, Benin, conferred Sanda with a Doctor of Philosophy in Financial Management and Entrepreneurship.