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President Jonathan: I’ll End All Power Failure in 4 Years

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President Jonathan: I’ll End All Power Failure in 4 Years

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August 17, 2011 – President Jonathan: I’ll End All Power Failure in 4 Years

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday said his administration remains committed to the attainment of uninterrupted power supply in Nigeria before the end of its tenure in 2015.

Jonathan gave this assurance during an audience with members of the Board of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company led by Vice President Namadi Sambo.

The President maintained that the Federal Government was mindful of the importance of steady power supply for national development, and would therefore do everything possible to ensure stable power supply.

President Jonathan said: “We all know the importance of power. We look forward to a time when Nigerians can enjoy uninterrupted power supply from the beginning to the end of a year and we are working hard to ensure that, that objective is attained within the life-span of this administration”.

Jonathan urged members of the board and management of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company to ensure that the company, which was established to oversee the implementation of National Integrated Power Projects, NIPP, funded by the three-tiers of government, contributes very effectively to meeting the country’s power supply needs.

Vice President Sambo who chairs the board of the company assured President Jonathan that it will deliver all gas-fired NIPP power generating stations, as well as associated transmission projects on schedule to ensure that the Jonathan administration’s promise of steady power supply is fulfilled.
Sambo said: “We will work relentlessly to fulfill our mandate on time,” while thanking President Jonathan for receiving members of the board. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Governors of Benue, Delta and Ekiti states, as well as the Ministers of Power, Petroleum, and Justice were present at the meeting. Vanguard

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  1. Michael

    August 17, 2011 at 5:57 AM

    only if mr president will keep to his word because it is a bad image for a whole big country like nigeria surffer 4 power sector but i must say dat 4years is too much at last 2 or 3.

  2. Toba gabriel

    August 19, 2011 at 8:18 AM

    Mr President u re already doin dat n i knw u wil do more.i blive in u keep it UP.

  3. muyideen

    August 19, 2011 at 4:47 PM

    By the special grase of GOD The president wil live long bcos of what he has been don

  4. Blessing

    August 20, 2011 at 4:38 PM

    If Mr president can do Nepa/power holdings what Obasanjo did to Nitel.people ll recharge their card and ve their light instead of buying fuel for generator.Nepa should ve their office and individuals ll handle their own.

  5. Ecto Lamour

    August 25, 2011 at 2:31 PM

    I find it difficult to believe our leaders because at the end they will always find excuses to give for failing on their promises or even move about as if they never said any thing.

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