Reps task power ministry over prolonged electricity outage


By Femi Ogunshola

The House of Representatives Committee on Power on Tuesday in Abuja tackled the Ministry of Power over prolonged power outage in the country.

Rep. Magaji Aliyu, the Chairman, House Committee on Power, expressed displeasure with the ministry when the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Power, Mr Nebeolisa Anako, appeared before it during an interactive session.

He said that Nigerians are currently experiencing one of the worst moments of electricity supply across the country.

According to him, this development has caused variety of problems affecting peoples’ welfare which makes social living condition very uncomfortable.

He added that it had also caused collapse of small businesses which operations depend on stable electricity supply.

He stated that the situation had aggravated increased process in commodities and services for those who required electricity supply.

He urged the ministry to also explain the technical, operational and…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria