FG Sets up Committee to Restructure Power Ministry
The Minister of Power Engr Sale Mamman has said that the restructuring of the Ministry of Power and its Agencies was a critical factor for achieving the Ministry’s goals, objectives, and overall mandate.
He made this known on Thursday when he inaugurated a Nine –Man Committee on Restructuring of the Ministry of Power and Oversight of its Agencies.
Mamman said that the essence for the Committee was borne out of the need to create bonding and teamwork among relevant Departments, Units and strengthen oversight of its Agencies, stressing the need for synergy among key players for, “I believe that working as a team, we would excel and fulfill the mandate of the Ministry.
He further stated that the Power Sector was in the process of undergoing long term structural market reform and has gone through the first phase of privatization with hope of unlocking investments and improving service delivery in the sector.
According to the Minister, the Committee is tasked with establishing the modalities that will inform implementation of the restructuring within the Ministry’s relevant Departments, Units and oversight of its Agencies.
On his part, Minister of State, Power. Mr. Goddy Jedy-Agba, OFR said that the restructuring was aimed at achieving sustainable, reliable, stable and affordable power supply in line with the Mandate of the Ministry. “It is pertinent to note that it is our collective responsibility to improve service delivery of electricity services for the wellbeing of every Nigerian, hence the need to work together in order to provide uninterrupted electricity”
In her welcome address, the Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Didi Walson-Jack mni said that the decision of the restructuring was taken out of the need to reposition the Ministry and would also align functions, programmes and projects of the various units for effective service delivery.
Members of the committee are Didi Walson-Jack, Permanent Secretary, Power, Chairman, while Mrs. Dafe Adesida, Director, Human Resources will serve as Secretary. Others are Amonia M. Standfast, Director Planning, Research and Statistics, Mr. Bernard Nwachukwu, Director Reform, Mr. Clement O.Assam, Director Legal, Engr C.C Onyeneke, Director Electrical, Mr Umaru Ahmadu, Deputy Director, Organization Design, Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Usman Musa Yola, Senior Special Assistant to Minister of State, Power, and Engr. Aliyu Abba, Special Assistant (Policy) to the Minister of Power.
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