Nigeria to restructure power sector in 2013

Kunle Kalejaye
18 December 2012, Sweetcude, Lagos – Minister of State for Power, Hajiya Zainab Ibrahim, has said the ministry will undergo some restructuring in the New Year in order to streamline and enhance operational effectiveness.
The Minister also said that the power sector is expected to be more private sector-driven in the coming year, as the country hopes to witness the commissioning of more Independent Power Projects, IPPs.
Hajiya Ibrahim who disclosed this at the 4th quarter 2012 Power Summit in Lagos said the ministry will continue to seek the cooperation of development partners both at the local and international level to ensure sustainability of power supply along the electricity value chain.
She explained that this will enable the sector to deal with new and inevitable challenges in a manner that will make the Ministry better focused and in a defined direction.
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  • 2013 is already upon us. Let’s hope that the restructuring leads to improved power supply and distribution and a reduction in the receipt of bogus electricity bills.

  • Is not new in our ear, we God to stenght u people IJN. Amen.