BREAKING NEWS: Azeb Asnake removed from EEP


The Board of Directors of the Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) removed Azeb Asnake (Eng), CEO of EEP from her position, sources told Capital.

On its meeting held on Wednesday August 22, the board chaired by Girma Biru (Amb) who recently replaced Debretsion Gebremichael (PhD), has announced to the management of EEP that Azeb will be removed. She has not yet received an official letter.

The first CEO of EEP since the split of Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation in to two will be replaced by a new CEO. Sources told Capital that Abraham Belay (PhD), Director of the Cyber Technology Engineering Institute with INSA, is the one said that will take up the reign of EEP.

According to sources, other top managements will also be replaced shortly.  This is in line with the current reform the government is undertaking

Azeb has been on the position since 2013 and before that she led the Gibe III, the biggest power plant in the country with 1,870 MW generation capacity, as a project manager.


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