Key Facts

The Commission was created by and performs its operations based on the guidelines as stipulated in the Electric Power Sector Reform Act 2005

Member - Executive Council of African Forum for Utility Regulators

Corporate Headquarters
Adamawa Plaza,
Plot 1099, First Avenue,
Off Shehu Shagari Way, Central Business District
Abuja F.C.T, Nigeria
Tel: +234-09-462-1400, 09-462-1401.
info@nerc.gov.ng

The Commission was established via an act of the parliament- The Electric Power Sector Reform (EPSR) Act 2005. Section 34 of the Act stipulates the Commission shall consist of seven Commissioners with five years single term tenure renewable for maximum of an additional tenure. The Commissioners were appointed by the President subject to Senate confirmation.

The first Commission was inaugurated in October 2005. The Second Commission was inaugrated December 2010. There were two interregnums between the first and second and the third Commission when interim administrative arrangements were in place.

The present board of Commissioners, which is the third, were inaugurared on February 7, 2017.   They include: -

 

Engr. Sanusi Garba

Sanusi Garba

Vice Chairman/ Commissioner, Market Competition & Rates
Prof. Frank Nwoye Okafor

Frank Nwoye Okafor

Commissioner Engineering Standards & Safety
Dr Moses Arigu

Moses Arigu

Commissioner, Consumer Affairs
Nathan Rogers Shatti

Nathan Rogers Shatti

Commissioner, Finance & Management Services

Dr. Musiliu Olalekan Oseni

Musiliu Olalekan Oseni

Commissioner, Renewable Energy, Research & Development
Dafe C. Akpeneye

Dafe C. Akpeneye

Commissioner, Legal, Licensing and Enforcement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corporate Headquarters


Adamawa Plaza,
 Plot 1099,
First Avenue, 
Off Shehu Shagari Way
Central Business District

Abuja F.C.T, Nigeria
Tel: +234 09 4621400, 09 4621410
info@nerc.gov.ng

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