January 27, 2023

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Give us energy, Nigerians are crying, companies dying, Reps berate Buhari’s minister over incessant outage


The Home of Representatives on Thursday, berated the Minister of State for Energy, Jedy Agba over the incessant collapse of the nationwide grid, resulting in repeated energy outage throughout the nation.

Chairman of the Committee on Energy, Hon. Magaji Aliyu throughout an investigative listening to on the event lamented that it has closed down so many companies, because the panel additionally faulted the minister for arguing with key gamers within the energy sector, resulting in the continued energy outages throughout the nation, stressing that the engagement was to search out lasting answer to drawback within the nation.

Aliyu mentioned infrastructural improvement of any nation depends upon regular energy. 

“We’re not right here accountable anyone, we simply need to hear from you who’re stakeholders within the energy sector in order to search out methods of ending the issue. If there may be any help you need from us we urge you to deliver up so we tackle it correctly,” he mentioned.

The committee urged the minister to play together with professionals in order to revive energy and revive ailing companies within the nation.

Additionally talking, a member of the committee, Hon. Blessing Onu, informed the minister to dwell as much as his accountability by making certain that Nigerians have secure energy provide regardless of the challenges confronting the sector.

“Give us energy, Nigerians are crying, companies are dying, Nigerians don’t need to know what ever your challenges are as they imagine there are sufficient sources to repair the issues”, she acknowledged.

Making submissions, Govt Secretary of the Affiliation of Energy Producing Firms, Joel Ogaji, informed the lawmakers that have been it not for the organisation, the facility sector would have lengthy shut down as all of the nationwide grid have been managed by machines of the producing firms, arguing additional that if the federal authorities doesn’t put the related gamers within the sector to activity, the difficulty of energy failure will stay an obstacle to infrastructural improvement in Nigeria.

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