Principal Officers

The Energy Commission of Nigeria has Six Departments, each under a Director. Similarly, there are six (6) Energy Research Centres under the Commission with specific Technical/Research roles.

Professor (Engr.) Eli Jidere Bala
PhD(Applied Energy) FNSE, FNIMechE, FSESN, FAEng, MIAEE

Director General/Chief Executive Officer

Dr Abubakar Malah Umar
PhD (Physics), PGD (Radiation Protection) FSESN, FIDFPM, MNIP

Director, Nuclear Science & Technology Department

Dr. (Mrs) Roseline Kela
PhD (Biochemistry)

Director, Energy Management, Training and Manpower Development

Engr. Joseph Sunday Olayande
B.Sc., M.Sc. (Petr. Engrg); MNSE, MSPE, MIAEE/NAEE.

Director, Energy Planning And Analysis

Engr. Okon N. Ekpenyong
B. Eng. (Electrical), Cert. SHP(China)

Director, Linkages and Consultancy

Barr. Funmi Teniola Abiodun
LL.B, B.L.

Director, Legal Services

Mr. Nathaniel Ali Omale
B.Ed Chemistry, ADPM,MPA

Director, Special Duties

Fatume Ciroma-Zarma (Mrs)
B.Sc.(Sociology and Antropology) MNIM

Director, Human Resource Management

Mr. Abdulkareem Ozi Aliyu
M.Sc. (Environmental Resources Management), B.Sc. (Statistics)

Director, Energy Information Systems

Professor Paulinus Ekene Ugwuoke

Director, National Centre for Energy Research and Development (NCERD) University of Nigeria, Nsukka

Director, National Centre for Energy Efficiency and Conservation, (NCEEC) University of Lagos, Lagos

Director National Centre for Energy and Environment (NCEE) University of Benin, Benin City.

Professor Abubakar Mohammed Bello

Director, National Centre for Petroleum Research and Development, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi

Prof. Engr. Wahab Adebayo Salami
Ph.D. , M.Eng. (Civil Eng), B.Eng. (Agric Eng), PG Dip. Comp Sci., MNSE, MICE, MIAHS, R.Engr. COREN

Director, National Centre for Hydropower Research and Development (NCHRD) University of Ilorin, Ilorin

Director Sokoto Energy Research Centre (SERC) Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto