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Transmission Company of Nigeria TCN Acting MD/CEO of TCN EngrSuleAbdulaziz has been appointed the AgChairman of the West African National Committee of “Congrés International des GrandsRéseauxElectriques International Council of Large Electric Networks, West Africa National Committee CIGRE.
A statement made available yesterday in Abuja by the TCN General Manager Public Affairs MrsNdidiMbah explained that the new office of EngrAbdulaziz was following the inauguration of the West African Power Pool WAPP.
WAPP is the West African arm of the global community for the collaborative development and sharing of power system expertise known as the “Congrés International des GrandsRéseauxElectriques International Council of Large Electric Networks, West Africa National Committee CIGRE- WANC.
A statement made available yesterday by the TCN explained that the CIGRE-WANC joins 60 other National Committees with highly resourceful and professional bodies that make up the global CIGRE with headquarters in France.
The global CIGRE has members from all over the world, comprising thousands of individual professionals from over 90 countries and about 1,250 corporate organizations, including some of the world’s leading experts.
The West African National Committee, CIGRE-WANC with office within the WAPP Secretariat, Cotonou, shall be in charge of the management, development and implementation of all CIGRE activities within the fifteen countries of West Africa.
According to MrsMbah, “It is important to note that membership of CIGRE-WANC would be of immense benefit to scientific and academic communities in electro technics and electro mechanics, students and consultants in electrical energy and technicians working in the field of power generation, transmission and distribution, as well as manufacturers of electro technical materials and equipment.”
CIGRE’s National Committees offer diverse technical perspectives and expertise from every corner of the globe.The National Committee presently has a coordination desk in TCN Headquarters, Abuja.

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