FG to Establish Renewables, Power Sector Committees – Minister

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The minister of state for Works, Power and Housing, Mustapha Baba Shehuri, has said committees will be established and saddled with dealing with the specific issues that need attention with regard to the power sector, adding that all stakeholders need to be on board in moving the sector forward.

Addressing participants at the second edition of the National Council on Power organised by his ministry in Kaduna, Shehuri, represented by Louis Edozien, permanent secretary, Power in the ministry, said the power industry is currently going through specific challenges and it is important the council deliberate on them especially as the industry is in transition.

He tasked stakeholders in the sector to come up with the right energy mix among the volumes of energy resources in the country that will serve the best interest in delivering power to all Nigerians. He noted that committees would be established to discuss how to effectively harness these various energy resources and develop an energy target and mix that will better serve the country as well as on the prospect of better utilisation of gas resources in the country.


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