The Nigerian Electrical energy Regulatory Fee (NERC), and the Nationwide Orientation Company (NOA), Thursday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enlighten Nigerians on the nation’s electrical energy market.
The NERC Chairman/Chief Government Officer, Sanusi Garba, signed for the fee, whereas the NOA’s Director Normal, Mallam Garba Abari, signed for the company.
Talking through the brief occasion held in Abuja, Garba, who was represented by the NERC’s Commissioner for Authorized Licensing, Protected Akpeneye, expressed appreciation that MoU signing got here a day after the electrical energy invoice was handed into legislation.
He additionally expressed the hope that the partnership between the 2 businesses would create the anticipated enlightenment for Nigerians throughout the 774 native governments in Nigeria.
“The essence of this partnership is to create a car whereby we now have a platform the place Nigerians are educated on the problems of the electrical energy sector, problems with security, problems with illiteracy”, the NERC boss mentioned.
Additionally talking, the NOA DG mentioned electrical energy had turned to a topical difficulty within the nation, therefore for the correct sensitisation of all Nigerians.
He mentioned: “A part of the mandate of the NOA is to make individuals perceive, to publicize authorities’s insurance policies, programmes and actions. We intend, hopefully, to bridge a spot that constantly exists, which is belief deficit”.
In her remarks, the NERC’s Commissioner of Shopper Affairs, Hajia Aisha Mahmud, mentioned the MoU between the 2 businesses was lengthy overdue, and disclosed that the event would strengthen the connection between NERC and NOA for the betterment of Nigerian electrical energy shoppers.