Yar’adua Pledges Steady Power In 5 Months
By Mustafa Abubakar, Ilorin
President Umaru Yar'dua yesterday said no matter the enormity of the challenges, his administration was determined to improve power supply in the country before the end of this year.
The president who disclosed this yesterday while commissioning the National Independent Power Project (NIPP) in Ganmo, Ifelodun Local Government of Kwara State conceded that the challenges in the power sector of Nigeria's economy were enormous.
He said his administration believed in regular power supply as it holds the key to the radical transformation of any country's economy. He added; “despite the challenges we face today in the sector, we are unshaken in our determination to improve electricity supply in our country. As part of our holistic approach, there are ongoing projects across the country not only for additional power generation but also for building injection and distribution sub-stations and massive rehabilitation works of the grid system.
The impact might not be immediately apparent, but we are confident that, by the end of the year, the cumulative result of these efforts will begin to be visible to all Nigerians.| Article source