The federal government has again restated its commitment to improve on power supply to support economic growth.
Permanent Secretary,Ministry ofr Power,Engineer God-knows Igali who gave this assurance in Lagos during the week said government has entered into discussion with about 400 potential investors who are willing to invest in the power sector.
Igali said the willingness of the investors was accentuated by the prospects inherent in the nation’s power sector and efforts of the current government to involve investors to tap into same
He informed that the current visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to France was part of the efforts of his administration to explore avenues to grow the nation’s power sector.
He said the government is desirous of deepening the power generation space in the country through the Mambilla power project in the North,which would generate thousands of jobs in the country when completed
According to him, government target for this country is to ensure 24-hours power supply that is constant, because for over 15-years before privitisation of the power sector there are critical power gap in the sector.