Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN, has forwarded to the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) documents providing some details regarding the names of contractors that allegedly collected money for electricity projects but failed to execute any project and inviting SERAP to “inspect a compendium of verified and paid/outstanding liabilities of contractors, kept at the offices of the Nigeria Electricity Liability Management Limited/GTE.”
The Federal High Court in Lagos State has given the go-ahead to Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) in its suit seeking: “an order for leave to apply for an order of mandamus compelling the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN to disclose the names of the contractors.”
Succour and development will soon come to the people of Ofeme Community in Abia State, as the Federal Government and Dangote Industries Limited have flagged off the reconstruction of the roads and bridges in the community.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola on Friday commended stakeholders in the power sector for coming together to drive safety compliance geared towards suitability of the industry.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that securing Nigeria’s future was the legacy he desired to leave behind.Buhari also vowed that he will not shield anyone who is brazen enough to embezzle public funds; or betray peoples trust, adding that such persons will face the music in due course.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has advised Nigerians to collect the bribes offered by politicians during the 2019 general elections.He said the money had been stolen from them and that voters should not reject such offer.
Buhari and Osinbajo at the launch of the campaign manual.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday inaugurated campaign manual for his re-election in 2019 with a call on politicians to be peaceful and decent in their campaigns and avoid any act capable of setting the nation ablaze.
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has confirmed that serious plans are under way to evacuate the 2,000mw stranded power in the national grid as additional 945 megawatts of electricity would be added to the national grid before the end of this year.
NIGERIA’s current power generation has reached 7000 Mega Watts, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has said.Fashola said this on Friday in Calabar at the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing 4th Edition Retreat for top directors, heads of units and chief executives of agencies and parastatals.
Babatunde Raji Fashola.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN has commiserated with the government and people of Lagos State over the tragic tanker explosion which occurred on Thursday evening outward Lagos towards Ojodu Berger.