Dr. Terhemen Andzenge is the General Counsel in the Bureau of Public Enterprises.
He joined the Bureau in July 2007 with a wealth of experience in the legal
profession acquired in the public and private sectors.
assumption of duties, Andzenge headed the then Infrastructure Regulation Unit
which was responsible for preparing the reform legislations in the Electric Power
sector, Ports and Harbour, Roads, Postal Service, Inland Waterways, Competition
and Consumer Protection, Railway, National Transport Commission and the
Petroleum Industry Bill as well as the Downstream Gas Regulatory Commission.
He was at
various times, a Deputy Director in the Oil & Gas and the National
Facilities and Agricultural Resources Departments.
joining the Bureau, he worked with TTA Energy Consultants as a partner between
February 2006 and May 2007; Nigerian Mining Corporation Jos, from November
2000-February 2006 where he held various positions culminating in his being the
General Manager, Legal and Secretariat of the Corporation which entailed advising
routinely on diversified legal matters. He was also a partner at Andzenge &
Ge Law Firm from August 1986 to March 2000 where he was pivotal to the provision
of legal advice on diversified legal matters to corporate bodies and
individuals in addition to corporate litigation. He also handled the drafting,
vetting and execution of legal instruments including representing the law firm
in various corporate litigations.
also worked with the Federal High Court Lagos from August 1985 to June 1986
where he served as Secretary of Law Reporting Committee which was saddled with
the responsibility of collating and condensing judgments of the Federal High
Court for publication into Federal High Court law Reports (F.H.C.L.R).
August 30, 1961 in Ikyobo, Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue State,
Andzenge holds LL.B from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (1981–1984); Post-graduate Certificate and Masters
Degree from the University of Florida, Gainesville, USA in 2008 and Ahmadu
Bello University in 2004 respectively. In
addition he holds a Doctorate Degree from the University of Cape Town, South
He has attended many local and international trainings
leading to the award of certificates, among which are a Certificate in Utility
Regulation and Strategy from the University of South Africa in June 2008 and Certificate
in Strategic Management from the School of Business Leadership.