Fashola Unveils 13-point Agenda To Revive Power Sector

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Monday unfolded a 13-point agenda that will drive efforts towards enhancing power supply in the country.

Speaking in Abuja during his maiden meeting with power generation, distribution and transmission companies, and other stakeholders in the power sector, Fashola said that the agenda was drawn up to ensure effective monitoring of the sector.

According to the minister, the agenda involves continuous public engagement on tariff collection, debts, power generation, maintenance, ancillary services, dispatch ordersand discipline.Other areas include gas requirement and constraints, transmission constraints, 33KV load offtake, imbalances-locations of excess, overload safety, service quality, new captive and embedded generation, franchising and other issues relevant to the growth of the sector.

Fashola said President Muhammadu Buhari hasapproved that all stakeholders in the sector should hold monthly meetings on issues concerning the industry.

He said that the meeting would be rotated among the various GENCOs, DISCOs, TCN and other stakeholders across the country.

Fashola said that all decisions reached in such meetings would be binding on all the stakeholders.


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