Building a reliable energy infrastructure in Nigeria

It is the cause of a huge amount of frustration and anger among ordinary Nigerians that a country with the rich natural energy resources of ours is still failing to deliver a safe, efficient and above all reliable power supply. For too many people living in our country, daily power cuts and intermittent supplies are a reality - and an often dangerous one at that. An unreliable supply "When we are talking about doctors having to rely on power from generators, or an hospital operating theatre not being able to rely on having a steady power supply during a life-saving procedure - then things are clearly very wrong," says our Chairman Mr Onajite Okoloko. "For a country with our resources it is unacceptable to have such an unreliable energy infrastructure - but it is not enough to shake our heads and to complain about it. In the private sector, working alongside our partners in the government, we have the expertise and the...
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