The Senate upon resumption from its three weeks recess on Tuesday confirmed Mr Sanusi Garba as the Vice Chairman, North West of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).
Others are Prof. Frank Okafor, representing South East and Dr Musilliu Oseni, representing South West.
In his remarks, the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki congratulated the vice chairman and the commissioners for their confirmation to serve in one of the critical sectors of the economy.
He urged them to put in their best to tackle the challenges bedevilling the sector.
“I hope they will live up to expectation in providing a solution to the power problem in the country.
“They are being confirmed at a time when their services are needed the most.”
NERC is a statutory agency mandated to monitor and regulate the power industry, issue licences as well as ensure compliance with market rules.
It was inaugurated in 2005 as provided in the Electric Power Sector Reform Act 2005.