The Management of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), has presented 11 engineers with outstanding performance certificates for their performances during the recently concluded Engineers’ Development Programme – Module 1 training which wa sheld in Osogbo, Osun State.
The Managing Director/CEO, Mr. Usman Gur Mohammed who was represented by the Head ISO, Engr. Maman Lawal made the presentation of certificates of outstanding performance to the engineers on Tuesday, 22nd October, 2019 at the TCN Corporate Headquarters in Abuja.
Engr. Lawal who was thrilled with their performances revealed that management is encouraged to train more staff, adding that the engineers were now part of pacesetters of high standards within their departments.
Speaking on behalf of the awardees, Mr. Ibrahim Aliyu commended the management of TCN for such training initiative, adding that they will not relent in practising what they have learnt. He also appealed to the management to extend such intensive trainings the staff in other departments in order to have an efficient transmission company.
The awardees include Mr. Aziagba Daniel Emeka from Abuja Region, Mr. Bemdoo Saka, TCN CHQ, Mr. Soroh Ebitari, Port-Harcourt Region, Mr. Ijeh-Ogboi Christian, Benin Region, Mr. Ibrahim Aliyu, Abuja Region, Mr. Dada Oluwabenga Abiodun, NCC Osogbo, Mrs. Akaeze Chiamaka, Enugu Region, Mrs. Nwadike Ijeoma Mary, Enugu Region, Ms. Fatima Abba Hamza, Shiroro Region, Mr. Gyang Philip Pwajok, Benin Region and Mr. Bako Yusuf Yila, Gombe Region.
The total of 308 newly recruited engineers, divided into five batches, in Independent System Operator Sub-sector were involved in the training program.
Some of courses in the training program included; Switch Gear Application, System Communication, Fundamentals of Power System Control as well as SCADA/EMS, Power System Network Configuration and Safety on Outage Management Procedures.
The faculty of facilitators included Engrs Kingsley Osuoha, Nafisat Ali, Abba Shehu, BA Ishola, EO Odukale as well as SOA Alade, James Ashipa, AO Adeogun and EC Umoh, amongst others.
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