Shettima To Flag-off Light Up South-East Power Initiative

Nigerian Vice President, Kashim Shettima.

As part of the ongoing efforts to improve power supply to industrial clusters across the country, the Federal Government is set to launch the Light Up South East power project.

Billed to hold in Enugu, the Enugu State capital, on Monday, February 26, 2024, the project will accelerate power supply to industrial clusters in the region.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Communications, Stanley Nkwocha in a statement on Friday, February 23, 2024, said, the Vice President Kashim Shettima will be on ground for the flag-off of the project.

The project, a collaboration between the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC) and its partners, will feature key stakeholders in the nation’s power sector.

A key highlight of the Vice President’s engagement in Enugu on Monday will be the South East Business Roundtable featuring top government officials and business leaders deliberating on delivering reliable and sustainable power to industrial and residential areas in the region.

The Vice President had on October 12, 2023, flagged off the initiative in the South-West at the Agbara Industrial Cluster, with stakeholders committing to the successful implementation of the project across the country.

The Tinubu administration had from onset committed to revamping Nigeria’s Infrastructure framework with the much-needed drive to empower Nigerians and strengthen the nation’s economic policies.

Similarly, the Vice President will on the same day commission the 181-megawatt Geometric Power plant in the Osisioma Industrial Layout, Aba, Abia State.

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