Nigeria Inaugurates Ministerial Taskforce on power

Golfa Francis, Abuja

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A Ministerial Taskforce on Power has been inaugurated in Nigeria as a way of achieving the fight for increased and sustainable power supply in the country.

The Minister of Power, Sale Mamman who inaugurated the Taskforce in Abuja, said the setting up of the Taskforce was as a result of the Government’s plan to accelerate the pace of reforms in the sector and increase power output and availability in the short and long term.

Mamman pointed out that that the Ministerial Taskforce on Power would serve as an Advisory Team on Policies and Innovative Technologies.

He explained that the Committee which has two year tenure was also saddled with the responsibility of developing, planning and driving forward the reform plan of the Nigerian Government in the power sector. The Chairman of the Committee, Proffesor Abubakar Sani Sambo said they are committed in achieving their mandate.

 “Noting that our assignment is to advise the Minister on what to be done in the long and short term in order to improve electricity in the country, we not fail the Federal Government on the confidence it has on us,” Proffesor Sani added.

 

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