Government of Ekiti State, Nigeria.




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                   ADO-EKITI, NIGERIA

OVERVIEW: The former President of Federal Republic of Nigeria Major General Muhammad Buhari, GCFR on March 17 2023 assented to the constitution Amendment Bill passed by the National Assembly in respect to the amendment to paragraph 14(b). Part II of the second Schedule to the 1999 Constitution which provided Clarity on the Powers of states to establish an independent electricity market

            ”A House of Assembly may make laws for the State with respect to the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity to areas within the State”

                                                [Para. 14(b) as amended]

 On June 9, 2023 President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR assented to the New Electricity Bill, making it an Act, empowering States to generate, transmit and distribute electricity within that State which in turn repealed the EPSRA 2005. With particular focus on Part 1. Section 1, Subsection 2 of the Act, the enactment provides the necessary boost for the decentralization of the Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry(NESI) to promote competitiveness and efficiency in the electricity market.

In exercising this constitution mandate, Ekiti State passed into Law an Electricity bill, now called Ekiti State Electric Power Sector LAW 2023 (Law No. 11 of 2023) assented by His Excellency, Mr. Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji, the Executive Governor of Ekiti State on 16th October, 2023. The Law allows for the creation of Ekiti State Electricity Regulatory Bureau (EKSERB) which is the apex regulator of Electricity matters and Standards across various markets segments in Ekiti State. The Bureau is also entrusted with the responsibility of enforcing the provisions of the Law, including issuing Licenses and Permits for vendors and marketers of energy products. Also, a department called Ekiti State Electricity Management Service Department (ESEMSD), which is a specialized department in the State Electricity Regulatory Bureau, will now be performing functions carried out by National Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA). The department will carry out electrical inspection, monitoring and certification of new and existing electricity networks as well as enforcing statutory technical electrical standards and regulations for safety and security across the State.

Order – Ekiti State Regulatory Bureau (IBEDC)

Order – Ekiti State Electricity Bureau (BEDC)

Transfer of oversight 25-Apr-2024 13-03-04


To be a leading independent State Electricity market regulator in Nigeria

Our Mission

       To create an effective and efficient         market to meet the power needs             of Ekiti State

VALUES: Integrity/commitment/service.

The bureau is saddled with the responsibility of;

  • To regulate electricity matters and standards within Ekiti State.
  • Recommend and apply appropriate services against any individual or corporate organization that violate the provision of electricity Law in Ekiti State.
  • Issue and renew licenses and permits for the construction of electricity generation plants, transmission and distribution lines in Ekiti State.
  • Have power to investigate and mediate in matters concerning consumer grievance against operating electricity companies within the State.
  • Carry-out electrical inspectorate services to the Ekiti State Electricity supply industry.
  • Enforce compliance with technical standards for all electrical installations, electrical plants including power plants and other auxiliary systems.
  • Carry-out periodic inspection, monitoring and assessment of existing power plants or standards, installation, Extra High voltage(EHV) and High voltage (HV) transmission lines, associated transmitting or switching stations and distribution networks to ensure that they are regular fitness to generate, transmit, distribute and deliver reliable and safe power supply to the electricity consumers within Ekiti State.
  • Process and issue competency certificate to qualified electrical personnel working in Ekiti State electricity supply industry.
  • Promote research on matters affecting the generation, transmission, distribution and utilization of electricity
  • Regularly monitor the compliance level of the technical regulations, standards and specification used in the Ekiti State Electricity Supply Industry

Test, calibrate and certify every brand of electricity meters and instruments whether locally manufactured or imported before used in Ekiti State electricity supply industry

The Bureau is headed by an Executive Secretary under the direct supervision of the Permanent Secretary and Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of Infrastructure and Public Utilities.

The Bureau also have five (5) major departments:

  1. Administrative and Supplies
  2. Electricity Management Services
  3. Planning, Research and Monitoring
  4. Licensing and Compliance
  5. Finance and Accounts


  1. Internal Audit
  2. Stores Unit
  3. Open Registry/Records
  4. Confidential Secretary
  5. Other Charges

    Executive Secretary                                              –          Engr. David Dare Samson

    Director, Admin & Supplies                                   –           Mrs.  Ogunmiluyi Adesola Toyin

    Director, Electricity Management Services           –        Engr. Adeniyi Adewale Sunday

    Director, Planning, Research & Monitoring          –           Engr. Olanipekun ‘Wale Oluwaseyi

    Director, Licensing & Compliance                         –           Engr.  Ajimati Moses Adebayo

    Director, Finance & Account                                  –           Mrs.   Akinlolu Rachael Bukola


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