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Garba Haruna
Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company, Nigeria

Engr. Garba Haruna, is a Chartered Engineer in the UK and Registered Engineer in Nigeria. He is a seasoned technocrat with more than 25 years working career in world-class organizations and history of excellence.

Engr. Haruna has history of management of utilities in both gas and power, with spiraling record of achievements. He is a Director in several companies including public liability companies. He is a Director in Sahelian Energy Ltd, owners of the Kano Electricity Distribution Company, a Director in North-West Power – owners of Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company, a Director in Gasland Company Ltd.

Engr. Haruna was instrumental to record acquisition and operation of Gas Utility in the biggest City in Sub-Saharan Africa (Lagos City). He was also the Technical Director in the record acquisition of Kano Distribution Company where he was Executive Director in charge of Operations. He saw a growth of about 35% increase in revenues, while ensuring increase of energy and deployment of cost-effective world class GIS monitoring systems.

Engr. Haruna further championed the acquisition of Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company which was the most valuable distribution company in Nigeria in price terms (over $160mn). The Board appointed Engr. Haruna as the pioneer MD/CEO of the newly privatized disco.

Engr. Haruna is a graduate of Gas Engineering and Management from the Greater Manchester University, Salford, UK as well the Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna. He had undertaken many technical and management courses in and outside Nigeria including Safety Management System British Safety Council (BSC), IoD Refresher Course.

Once the Utility Head, Quality Assurance and Safety, Engr. Haruna also oversaw the Business Development and Marketing arm as well as Engineering and Technical Services of the Oando Gas & Power in Nigeria. He had previously headed the Operations, Maintenance And Safety Unit of the NLNG/Shell UK Office as well as worked in the Power Generation business of the then NEPA/PHCN.

The proposer is a Senior Member of The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Member, Institute of Directors (IoD), a Member of the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (UK), International Institution of Risks & Safety Managers (UK), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (US), amongst others.

Engr. Haruna is a consummate reader and enjoys walks and tennis. He is happily married with kids.


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