Saidu has a B.Engr. (Electrical Engineering) and MSc (Electronics & Telecommunications), with a stint in lecturing at the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, from 1993 to 1998 where he rose to the rank of Lecturer II.
Saidu Abdullahi Gorebe is a dedicated Electrical Engineer skilled in planning, operations and maintenance of Electric Power Distribution network, project management and development of commercial strategies for ATC & C loss reduction. He is a member of various professional bodies including the Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP), Council of Registered Engineers of Nigeria (COREN) and a fellow of Nigerian Society of Engineer. He has over 19 years’ experience in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI), handling roles such as Service Engineer, Service Manager, Senior Manager Distribution, Senior Manager Planning and Construction in the defunct PHCN EKO Distribution Zone, Lagos. Saidu Later he became Principal Manager Distribution and Assistant General Manager (Procurement) in the defunct PHCN Yola Distribution Zone Yola. He joined Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) team in November, 2015 as the Regional Manager (Kogi Region). He was later appointed as the General Manager (Technical Services). Saidu is presently the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and has held the position since February 2019. As the COO, he has brought his years of experience to improving the company’s operations as it strives to attain the best ATC&C lossprofile and become financially buoyant. He has brought his understanding of the power sector to bear on the day-to-day performance of the operations of the company.