16 February 2010 – Yesterday, acting President Goodluck Jonathan said the Federal Government was determined to make electricity available for all Nigerians. He stated this during a meeting at State House with Sir Samuel Jonah who is the Director of Jonah Capital Companies.
Jonah Capital Companies is a mining investment group looking for partnership in coal exploration in Nigeria.
Dr. Jonathan affirmed that improved power supply will fast-track wealth creation for the citizenry and assured that Government is working round the clock to address the sector.
He noted that Government is aware of the yearnings of Nigerians for improved power supply and expressed Government’s resolve to alleviate the strains being experienced by small and medium scale enterprises with regards to adequate power supply. "The power sector will be addressed and Government is totally committed on this," he stated.
The Acting President welcomed initiatives towards exploring alternative sources of electricity generation, saying "we will encourage what is best for the country".
Earlier, Jonah, who is also a distinguished member of the Honourary International Investors Council (HIIC), congratulated the Acting President on his assumption of office. He said his company is ready to partner with Government.
The Acting President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, has said the Federal Government is determined to make electricity available for all Nigerians.