Nigeria To Generate Additional 4,000MW Of Power From Coal

The federal government has announced plans to tap the 639million tonnes of coal reserves in Nigeria in order to generate an additional 4,000megawatts of electricity.

The Minister of Power, Professor Chinedu Nebo announced this in Abuja at the inauguration of an eight-member Coal to Power Committee, headed by Sanusi Garba.

He stressed the need for Nigeria to urgently diversify from fuel to power saying no nation can survive on only one or two sources of energy.

Mr. Garba, assured the federal government that the committee will work according to its terms of reference.

Source: Channels

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