Sahara Power Reiterates Commitment to Improved Electricity Supply in Nigeria


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Sahara Power Group which consists of Egbin Power Plc, Ikeja Electric and First Independent Power Limited has reiterated its commitment to improved electricity supply and generation in Nigeria.

Managing Director Sahara Power Group, Mr. Kola Adesina said this at the 4th graduation ceremony of the graduate skills development Programme of the National Power Training Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN).

He said “Sahara Power Group companies are operating under a new paradigm shift that has seen a resurgence of the values of good governance, integrity, discipline and expertise. The legacy and new staff have embraced this new approach to work, often going the extra mile learn and do more in the pursuit of creating to value. This is a development that has played a key role in the recent increase in power supply across the nation.”

Permanent secretary of the Ministry of Power, Ambassador Godknows Igali added that “We are currently generating about 1,200mw in Egbin Power Plc which is responsible for one quarter of total power generation in Nigeria. We are ramping up capacity in Port Harcourt and would also explore opportunities for possible acquisition of power generation assets outside Nigeria. Our main focus for now is Nigeria, where we are laying the foundation for a major transformation in the sector in partnership with KEPCO, the globally renowned power group.”

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