By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
Minister of Power, Chief Adebayo Adelabu on Tuesday, said that he is determined to succeed in the mandate he had been saddled with by President Bola Tinubu.
Chief Adelabu who stated this in a message he twitted on his page, also declared that he will not disappoint Nigerians, as well as President Tinubu.
The minister maintained in the message that in the coming days and weeks, Nigerians will start to see the result of our efforts in the Power Ministry.
“As Minister of Power, I am determined to succeed in the onerous task of nation building. We will not disappoint Nigerians, we will not disappoint Mr President in this task”, he said .
Chief Adelabu added, ” We are not saying it would be easy, but we are determined to succeed with the Almighty God on our side”.
“ In the coming days and weeks, Nigerians will start to see the result of our efforts in the Power Ministry. It is a promise from me to all Nigerians”.
The Minister in the Tweet stressed that on Monday, he briefed President Tinubu on how Nigeria can achieve uninterrupted power supply during the inaugural Federal Executive Council (FEC)meeting presided over by the President
In a tweet by the Minister, Chief Adelabu said he joined other Ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for the inaugural Federal Executive Council meeting (FEC) on Monday, describing the FEC meeting as, “spirit-lifting experience with the evident urge and determination to lift Nigeria to a higher pedestal by all the FEC members”.
The Minister said he gave a synopsis of the activity plans of the ministry with regards to “turning around its reputation in line with achieving its mandate of driving community and economic growth by driving policies and programs to ensure reliable and affordable electricity to Nigerians”, at the meeting adding that so many investments have gone into all segments of the power sector value chain without commensurate results in terms of output to end consumers.
“Each of the segments from generation, transmission to distribution has its unique and peculiar issues, the solution of which have to be prioritised for households and businesses to have a quick relief after years of deprivation”, he said.
Chief Adelabu added further, “we are currently analysing the issues, meeting the various stakeholders, and visiting sites to have a proper and unhindered understanding and unbiased diagnosis of the issues and proffer workable solutions, adding that in the next few weeks, the master plan for turning around the power sector with deliverables bucketed into short, medium, and long term would be unfolded.This will be done in an elaborate press conference together with all industry stakeholders”.