• Wednesday, December 06, 2023
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Minister approves constitution of panel on system collapse


Chinedu Nebo, minister of power, on Wednesday approved the immediate constitution of a Technical Investigative Panel on system collapse.

This is contained in a statement signed by Godknows Igali, the permanent secretary in the ministry, in Abuja.

It said that the panel would be headed by Fatai Olapade, a retired director in the ministry with Jonathan Ogbonna, John Achefe and Imo Ekpo as members.

Other members are a representative of the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, a representative of the Electrical Inspectorate Services Department and a representative of the Department of Power.

Also included in the panel are Olukunle Olubiyi, president, Network for Energy Reform, a representative of power generation companies and representative of power distribution companies.

According to the statement, the action is necessitated by the recent unpleasant trend of system collapse in the country.