Energy: Nigeria, Egypt To Collaborate On Power Supply -Minister

The Federal Government is looking at areas where it can collaborate with Egypt to boost the power supply across the country.

Minister of Power Abubakar Aliyu, stated this when Egyptian’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Ihab Awad visited him in Abuja.

He noted that the Federal Government would reactivate the collaboration between the two countries and also give a response on when a team from the ministry of power can visit Egypt.

Aliyu also explained that his Ministry would discuss and set up a team that will come up with key points and areas the Federal Government can engage with the Government of Egypt. According to him, the team will also see how a delegation from the ministry can find time to visit Egypt.

Earlier, Awad told the Aliyu that he visited the ministry around April or May where consultation between the two governments took place in the area of relationship between Nigeria and Egypt in the area of power generation.

He said the partnership was widely discussed, where special emphasis was placed on the potential and prospects that awaits the two countries to collaborate in the area of power generation.