Commissioner, Consumer Affairs

Aisha Mahmud

Mrs Aisha Mahmud

Commissioner, Consumer Affairs

Aisha Mahmud obtained her first degree in 1997 from the prestigious Bayero University, Kano, with B.sc honors in Economics and a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the same University in the year 2000. After her service to her fatherland (NYSC) in 1998, the bright young Aisha joined the private sector as an ‘Officer-Commercial Banking’ at the famous United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) from September 1998 to May 2001 and then moved over to Karama Industrial Ventures where she served as Administrative Officer from June 2001 to May 2003.

Her experience, commitment to duty and vision then propelled her to the public sector as a civil servant; from 2003 to 2006 where she served as an Administrative Officer at the then Federal Ministry of Internal Affairs. She has also worked with the Rural Electrification Agency as Assistant Manager in 2007 before moving to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) later that year where she served as ‘Manager – Market Analysis and Compliance’ from June 2007 to May 2010, ‘Principal Manager – Tariff & Rates’ from July 2013 to May 2018, and ‘Assistant General Manager – Head, Tariff & Rates’ from May 2018 till November 2020.

Aisha Mahmud rose through the ranks in service, she has gained experience and expertise in both public and the private sector, with a great array of personal development training cutting across Oil & Gas, Electricity Regulation and Strategy, International Financing Framework and Management, Process Re-engineering, Financial Analysis and Utility Infrastructure Management among others.

She is a Utility Regulator with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the power sector. An expert in tariff and rates design, with immense familiarity in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry.

Currently, the Commissioner in charge of Consumer Affairs in Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Aisha Mahmud is a dedicated, relentless, and proactive achiever with impeccable track records of performance and commitment.

She is married and blessed with wonderful children.

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