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Abdou Jobe is new PURA boss

Mar 14, 2011, 11:42 AM

The Point has learnt through reliable sources that Mr. Abdou Jobe, former Managing Director of the National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC), has been appointed as the new Managing Director of the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA).

Mr. Jobe, who has accumulated a wealth of experience over the years working in the country's utilities sector, replaces Mr Alagie Gaye, who is said to have bagged an international appointment early this year with a regional energy body in Accra, Ghana, as Commissioner for Economics.

Until his appointment, Jobe was Energy Adviser to the Office of the President, a position he took up in August last year.