LOCAL AFRICAN REALITY

Breaking

Nigerian govt pledges stable power supply during yuletide season


The Federal Government has assured Nigerians of improved power supply during and after the yuletide season, saying the President Muhammadu Buhari administration is working to ensure stable electricity supply in the country.

Minister of State for Power, Goddy Jedy-Agba gave the assurance yesterday during a tour of facilities at the Azura Power Plant in Ihovbor Village, Edo State.

While expressing improvement in the power sector, Jedy-Agba said power supply has improved compared to what it used to be in the past.

He cautioned against vandalism of power infrastructure to complement government’s efforts in providing uninterrupted power supply in the country.

Speaking, Managing Director, Azura Power West Africa, Edu Okeke disclosed during the tour of facilities that adequate power supply was possible in the country following Africa50’s investment in the 461MW Azura-Edo Independent Power Project (IPP.)

He said the investment in the country’s power sector complements the earlier investment by Africa50, a Pan-African investment platform in the Senegalese Tobene Power Plant, which joined the Azura fleet recently.

Meanwhile, Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his 77th birthday, saying his contribution to Nigeria’s development was commendable.

In a statement issued in Benin City yesterday, he congratulated the President on adding another year, noting that the impact he has made since assuming office would entrench his legacies in the hearts of Nigerians. Theguardianng

No comments:

Disclaimer
Most News articles reported on LOCAL AFRICAN REALITY are a reflection of what is published in the media. LOCAL AFRICAN REALITY is not in a position to verify the accuracy of daily news articles, however, we ensure that only news articles from credible sources are reflected in this service. Independent opinions which are mailed to us may also be published from time to time at our discretion, however the sources for these independent articles will be clearly stated.


Share your story with us: SMS: +23409067561649, Whatsapp: +2349067561649, Email: localafricanreality@gmail.com or qubesentertainmentmagazine@yahoo.com
Receive Alerts on: Whatsapp: +2349067561649, Twitter: @localafricanr