The Nigerian Senate has confirmed Engr. Sanusi Garba as the Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission. Engr. Sanusi replaces Prof. James Momoh as the Chairman of the regulatory body. He was the Vice Chairman/ Commissioner, Market Competition & Rates prior to his confirmation as Chairman.
Engr. Garba holds a B.Eng, Electrical Engineering from Ahmadu Bello University and an MSc in Industrial Management from the University of Birmingham, UK. Engr Garba had served as the Chief Executive of Katsina Steel Rolling Co. Ltd, Director (Power) in the Federal Ministry of Power and the Executive Director (Generation) at the Niger Delta Power Holding Co. Ltd prior to joining the Commission.
Engr Garba has served on many Federal Government Committees including the Presidential Committee on Power Sector Reform (2007/8) and the Presidential Task Force on Power (2009/10).