The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) will today bring together the Special Adviser to the President on Power and Chairman, Presidential Task Force on Power, Professor Barth Nnaji, Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Dr Sam Amadi, and other stakeholders to discuss Power Sector Reforms.
In a statement by the Director General, Mr. Muda Yusuf, said the round table discussion is parts of the chamber’s advocacy role to find a lasting solution to the to the poor state of power supply crisis.
“Power supply is a critical element of any nation’s economy.
The huge energy deficit in the Nigerian economy has become a major concern to the public and private sectors of the economy.
The heavy reliance by firms and other corporate organisations on alternative sources of power supply has put enormous pressure on the cost of production thereby undermining the competitiveness of most industries” he stated.