Dar es Salaam — Three senior Tanzania Electric Supply Company (Tanesco) managers have been demoted and one has resigned.

Reports of the demotions began circulating at around midday yesterday, and were later confirmed by sources within Tanesco.

Those demoted are Mr Decklan Mhaiki, who was Deputy Managing Director – Transmission, Ms Sophia Mgonja (Deputy Managing Director – Distribution) and Mr Nazir Kachwamba (Deputy Managing Director – Generation).

The three have been transferred to Tanesco Training School.

According to reliable sources within the State-owned firm, Human Resources Director Watson Mwakyusa has resigned.

No official statement had been issued by the utility by the time we went to press, but sources said Mr Abdallah Ikwasa had been appointed Deputy Managing Director – Transmission. Other appointments are Ms Joyce Ngahyoma (Assistant Managing Director – Distribution), Ms Kahitwa Bashaija (Assistant Managing Director – Transmission) and Mr Khalid James (Assistant Managing Director – Investment).