Leadership (Abuja)

16 February 2013

Nigeria: Borgu Emir Backs Power Sector Reform, Urges Action On Hyppadec

The Emir of Borgu in Niger State, Alhaji Haliru Dantoro, has expressed support for the present federal Government's power sector reforms.

He restated his stand on supporting initiatives that will bring about the socio-economic transformation of Nigeria.

The emir said his community would always provide moral support for meaningful projects to transform the state and it's environ.

Alhaji Dantoro spoke at the commissioning of e-library and abattoir projects donated to the Emirate by the Kainji-Electric Plc. The projects were commissioned by the minister of state for power, Hajia Zainab Ibrahim Kuchi, during her tour of North Central zone and inspection of the Kainji plant.

The traditional ruler said the power sector reform would help to solve the country's energy problem.

He commended the federal government for the power improvement being experienced within the community.

The minister had said that the gesture was part of the company's corporate social responsibility to the host community, adding that the successful commissioning portrays the present administration's invaluable support to the power sector.

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