Buhari Happy With Minister For Improved Rural Electricity Supply

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the efforts of the Honourable Minister of State for Power, Goddy Jedy Agba, OFR and the management of the Rural Electrification Agency for improved rural electricity supply in the country. 

Speaking during a television interview in Abuja, the Minister said that the President has, in different fora expressed his satisfaction over the performance of the agency which is under his direct supervision. 

The Minister maintained that, inspite of the covid-19 pandemic, rural electrification projects have been commissioned in about 14 states of the country. 

He added that the budget performance for 2020 in all the agencies under his supervision attained the highest performance ratio in recent times.

While maintaining that the executive policies formulated for the power sector are environmental friendly to encourage urban and rural electrification at a time Nigerians are yearning for development  critical infrastructure.

In his words "Our strategy is to ensure we electrify rural communities. We want to take them one after the other in the six Geo-political zones of the country. It is a trajectory for us; we have done it, we are doing it, we shall continue to do it". 

‘He noted that "the testimonies of our projects cited in rural communities are not incomunicado or in the state of oblivion, there are there for all Nigerians to see,

Honourable Minister of State for Power, Goddy Jedy Agba, OFR

these are verifiable projects for those who are sceptic to see, and we shall not relent or be hesitant to ensure that Rural Communities in the country have adequate supply of electricity". 

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