Nigeria’s energy sector is the backbone of its economy and it is unfortunate that President Muhammadu Buhari did not make any policy statement regarding the sector during his New Year message on January 1, 2020.
Nigeria’s energy sector is broadly categorised into power, oil and gas sector. Having signed the 2020 budget into law on December 17, 2019, many would have expected President Buhari to highlight major policy statement that will be pursued to achieve the proposal in the budget vis-à-vis the energy sector. But President Buhari’s silence speaks volume considering the directive by the Nigerian Electricity
Regulatory Commission (NERC), on December 31, 2019, to…
Source: Nigerian Tribune