The Board of Directors of Jos Electricity Distribution PLC has appointed Engr. Hashim Ibrahim Bakori as the Managing Director of the electricity outfit.
In press statement signed by Head, Corporate Communications, Dr. Friday Adakole Elijah said Bakori a consummate engineer with a reservoir of knowledge of the energy sector is a veteran in the electricity industry who has spent most of his years in Nigerian Electricity Power Authority (NEPA) and Power Holding Company of Nigeria.
“The new Managing Director who assumed duty last Monday, 10th of August, 2020, promised to reposition the company for efficient service delivery in such a manner that would be profitable to the stakeholders, investors, staff, customers”
Bakori said his attention would be focused on reduction of ATC & C losses via the instrumentality of performance tracking and evaluation, Customers tariff reclassification to reflect reality of energy consumption by customers, Customers enumeration, Energy accounting and audit through aggressive metering, reengagement of all runaway customers back to the grid, and provision of quality service amongst others.
He expressed optimism about the achievability of his programmes urged staff of the company to redouble their efforts towards optimization of their services.
“Bakori who hitherto acted briefly as the Managing Director of the company in 2015 promised to prioritize staff welfares such as job security and conducive working environment called on staff to eschew all sorts of vices, rumor mongering and backbiting stressing that management under his watch would not tolerate indolence, non – performance, dereliction of duty as well as truancy from staff.”
He therefore sued for cooperation and understanding of staff to enable the company meets statutory performance target that would ultimately translate to profit making adding, “Our doors are open to suggestions and any out of the box initiative that will move the company forward”.