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NIGERIANS'LL DISCARD GENERATORS SOON - FG

By NBF News
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Vice President Namadi Sambo has assured Nigerians that the use of generators will soon become history in view of the huge investment of government in the power sector.

Sambo gave the assurance when members of the board and management of the Academy for Entrepreneurial Studies (AES) paid him a courtesy visit at the State House, Abuja.

He said adequate measures had been put in place by the Federal Government to ensure adequate power generation, transmission and distribution, noting that Nigerians had started witnessing improved electricity supply across the country.

According to him, only competent and reputable companies would be allowed to handle the nation's power sector to ensure efficient and effective electricity supply.

'I want to assure you that we are doing everything to see that the power sector is handed over to competent, experienced companies that would be able to meet our objectives of ensuring that we have adequate power in this country.

'We have good management of our power system, and this issue of generators will soon be history. In this regard, we are doing everything to encourage the private sector.