Toto LG Power Supply: Nasarawa Assembly tackles Area Manager, PowerGen

Rt. Hon. Danladi Jatau, the Speaker of Nasarawa State House of Assembly

Toto LG Power Supply: Nasarawa Assembly tackles Area Manager, PowerGen

Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has given two weeks to the Area Manager PowerGen Interconnected Energy Ltd handling power project in Toto LGA of the State to appear in person before the House within two weeks.

This, the House blasted the representative of the Area Manager insisted that he must appear in person to enable him explain issues surrounding absent of power supply in Toto LGA.

Rt. Hon. Danladi Jatau, the Speaker of the House gave the directive after representative of the Power Gen Interconnected Ltd, Mr John Ufeoshi appeared at the floor of the House today.

The Speaker said the invitation extended to the Area Manager was to enable him tell the House on power project in Toto Local Government Area.

” The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has empowered us to invite anybody concerning issues of public importance

” We discovered that the Area Manager of the PowerGen did not appeared in person but he has sent a representative

” We are again giving the Area Manager of the PowerGen Interconnected Energy LTD to appear before the House in person within two weeks” he said.

The Speaker said that the invitation of the Area Manager was to ensure that the people of Toto LGA and its environs get power supply.

Earlier, Mr John Ufeoshi, the representative of the CEO PowerGen Interconnected Energy Ltd said that he was an errand boy of the Area Manager.

He told the lawmakers that he would refer any question he might not be able to answer to the Area Manager.

Earlier, Hon. Daniel Ogah Ogazi, Hon. Solomon Yakubu Akwashiki and Hon. Larry Ven – Bawa raised issue that it was an abuse to the institution for the Area Manager to send a representative and the lawmakers unanimously agreed with their submissions.

It would be reported that last Month, Speaker of the House Rt. Hon. Danladi Jatau directed the Area Manager PowerGen Interconnected Energy Ltd in Toto Local Government Area to appear before the House on 21st May 2024 with all the necessary documents that authorised the company to operate in the area.

Intelligence News reports that the lack of power supply has been a recurring issue in Nigeria, with the country’s power grid collapsing frequently .

The issue has been attributed to poor maintenance of infrastructure, vandalism, and a lack of reliable fuel supply.

The assembly has expressed frustration over the situation, which has resulted in widespread power outages and economic losses.

 

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