REA paid a visit to the newly appointed Honourable Minister for Power, Engr. Abubakar D. Aliyu.
On Monday the 13th of September 2021, the MD/CEO of the Rural Electrification Agency, Engr. Ahmad Salihijo Ahmad alongside the Executive Director of the Agency’s Rural Electrification Fund (REF), Dr. Sanusi Ohiare; the Executive Director, Technical Services Engr. Barka Sajou; the Executive Director Corporate Services, Olaniyi Netufo and other key members of the Management team of the REA paid a visit to the newly appointed Honourable Minister for Power, Engr. Abubakar D. Aliyu.
Upon resumption, the Honourable Minister had requested comprehensive briefs from Agencies under the Ministry to enable him assess the state-of-play and provide quality guidance on the mandate of accelerating the deployment of energy infrastructure across the nation.
While commending the REA for its implementing role in the off-grid sector, following a comprehensive presentation by Engr. Salihijo on the programmes, initiatives and goals being achieved by the Agency, the Honourable Minister emphasized the need for more collaboration, healthy team spirit, quality improved service delivery in the sector as well as impact assessment in order to continue to gauge the growth in the sector
The Honourable of State, Power Honourable Goddy Jedy-Agba also shared his thoughts on the role of the Ministry vi’s a vi’s the mandate of the Federal Government on nationwide electrification..
With the unwavering support of H.E, President Muhammadu Buhari as well as the guidance of the Federal Ministry of Power, the objective is to continue to energize the unserved and the underserved Nigerians equitably across the nation.
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