Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday approved the appointment of Engineer Peter Nkedishuka Okonji as the new General Manager of the State Electricity Board. In a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Habib Aruna, Okonji’s appointment which takes immediate effect, follows the resignation of Mrs Damilola Ogunbiyi as the General Manager of Board. Engineer Okonji is a holder of a Bachelor of Science degree of the University of Ife; now renamed Obafemi Awolowo University. He is also a member of the Nigeria Society of Engineers and registered member of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria. He joined the services of the State Government in 1986 and has served in various capacities among which was as Acting General Manager of the State Electricity Board before his deployment to the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources where he served as the director and head of Power Department until his new appointment.