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Business News of Thursday, 25 May 2023


Power crisis: Tinubu govt advised to establish energy ministry

President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu

The Society of Technology and Energy Professionals, has urged the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, to create a Ministry of Energy and appoint an expert to pilot its affairs,

The professionals said the energy ministry would assist Nigeria to solve its energy problems and improve energy investments, funding, storage and infrastructure.

The President of STEP, Chimeremeze Enwere, gave this advice in a congratulatory message to Tinubu, after the first inaugural meeting of the Council for Registration of Technology and Energy Professionals in Port Harcourt.

In a statement on the congratulatory message on Wednesday, he said, “” Please accept our warm congratulations on your victory during the Nigerian concluded presidential election.

“Your victory was as a result of your love for our country, hard work, commitments and ambitious goals to serve and renew the hope of Nigerians.

“This quest to lead Nigerians to the promised land where there will be no insecurity and corruption but rather a country that creates jobs for unemployed youths, quality education, good roads, quality healthcare, stable electricity and a great economy was backed up with unmatched determination and a strategic political ethics”