Newly appointed Chairman of the Regulatory Council of the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA), Professor Honoré Bogler assumed duty on Friday, 15th April 2016 at the ERERA Headquarters in Accra, Ghana.
Professor Bogler received the mantle of leadership from the out-going Acting Chairperson of the institution, Mrs. Ifey Ikeonu, at a ceremony which was attended by the ECOWAS Commissioner for Energy and Mines, Mr. Morlaye Bangoura and the ECOWAS Commissioner for Human Resources Management, Mr. João José Huco Monteiro, and Regulatory Council Member, Mr. Alagi Gaye, as well as ERERA staff members.
He commended his predecessor and the two Regulatory Council Members for their ability to make ERERA functional.
In her remarks, Mrs. Ikeonu noted the challenges of getting ERERA operational, and the strides it has so far made, attributing it to the “human spirit” within ERERA. She lauded ERERA’s “very dedicated team”, and urged the staff to “continue to do all you can”, especially as the institution prepares to launch the first phase of the regional power market later in the year.