FG Promise To Generate 27000 Megawatts

 FG Promise To Generate 27000 Megawatts

nepaThe Federal Government has promised that 27,000 Megawatts of power would be generated within the next 18 months to address the challenge of epileptic power supply in the country.
Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo made this known at a book presentation held at Trenchard hall, University of Ibadan on Monday.
Prof Osinbajo noted that implementation of the 2016 budget would commence in the next few days and priority would be accorded to the power sector to proffer lasting solutions to electricity supply in the country.
He identified the major challenges of power supply in the country to include pipe line vandalism and transmission of gas from gas wells to power plants.
The Vice President who hinted that about 5,000 Megawatts of power was generated shortly after the present administration took over the mantle of leadership before pipelines were blown by vandals, said the Federal Government had put up adequate measures to forestall pipeline vandalism.
Prof Osinbajo maintained that no public office holders found guilty of corruption would go unpunished as the present administration remained committed to fighting corruption in the country.
Prof Osinbajo on the occasion, also called on Nigerian elites to continue to promote and advance the visions of Government towards national development.
Earlier in his remarks, Chairman on the occasion, Oba Otudeko enjoined Nigerians to remain committed to the cause for a better Nigeria by performing their civic responsibilities and complementing Governments efforts.

LTV

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