Lawmakers Urge FG to Seek Alternative Sources of Power Supply

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Udora Orizu in Abuja

The House of Representatives has urged the federal government to focus on exploration of renewable energy such as nuclear, solar, biomass and wind as alternative sources of power supply to residents.

The House also urged the federal government to establish a clear investor-friendly framework for private sector investment in alternative power supply across the country.

The green chamber mandated its Committee on Power to liaise with relevant stakeholders in the public and private sectors to develop the best strategies for sustainable alternative and renewable energy distribution in the country.

The resolutions were sequel to the adoption of a motion on the need for alternative and renewable power supply in Nigeria, sponsored by Hon. Chukwuma Umeoji at plenary Wednesday.

Moving the motion, Umeoji noted that the major driver of sustainable economic development growth is reliable…



Source: Thisday Newspaper