FG to Contractors: Resume works at power project sites

FG bears 55% cost of power consumed by Nigerians, says minister

The Federal Government has ordered all contractors handling power projects across the country to return back to their various sites following the gradual relaxation of the COVID-19 lockdown. Sale Mamman, the Minister of Power, gave the order while inspecting the newly completed 2X60MVA 132/33KV substation in Gagarawa, Jigawa State, constructed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria. He noted that the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the power sector was severe, but said the contractors must return to work to continue ongoing power projects in the country since the lockdown…

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