The federal government has reversed the suspension of Managing Director of Rural Electricity Agency (REA) Mrs. Damilola Ogunbiyi.
Ogunbiyi was suspended over alleged malpractices on December 31.
The federal government, however, accepted her resignation to enable her take up her new role in the United Nation.
Damilola Ogunbiyi is the first female Managing Director of the Nigerian Rural Electrification Agency and is responsible for Implementing the Nigerian Off Grid Electrification Programme and the Nigerian Electrification Project which is a $350m World Bank facility to rapidly increase the develop solar mini grids and the deployment of solar home systems within Nigeria.
She is also responsible for the Energizing Education Program, an effort by the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) to provide uninterrupted electricity to Nigeria students by providing power through off-grid captive power plants to 37 federal universities and seven university teaching hospitals.
She also developed the Energizing Economies Initiative, which provides sustainable and affordable off grid power solutions to the largest markets in Nigeria. When completed 100,000 SME’s will be connected to uninterrupted power supply.