Lagos Assembly Moves To Reform Electric Power Sector

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The Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa on Thursday revealed that the proposed amendments to the state electric power sector reform was to remove bureaucratic bottlenecks such that the Board will rely on Ministry of Energy.

Represented by Deputy Speaker, Hon. Wasiu Eshinlokun-Sanni  he made this revelation during a Public Hearing for “A Bill for a law to amend the Lagos State Electric Power Sector Reform Law, 2018”, at Lateef Jakande Auditorium, Alausa Ikeja.

According to him, there was need to address the challenges of electricity, saying “Almost all the industries at Oba Akran have all gone due to high cost of production.

“It is to make the law more elegant and more potent. It is to free the energy from bureaucratic bottlenecks so that the Board does not rely on ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources so that it can move with high speed”

He lamented that had the attempt by the former Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to produce 500 mega…



Source: Leadership Newspaper