The Project management Unit (PMU) of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) which is world bank assisted has held a consultative meeting with the media and other stakeholders to evaluate and evolve an “action plan” that would further enhance better management of the Nigeria Electricity and Gas Improvement Project (NEGIP) and others in order to boost power supply in the country.
The Project Manager, Engr Abubakar Gwadabe who declared the consultation forum opened in Abuja explained that the aim of the consultation includes receving feedbacks from stakeholders on the performance/achievements of NEGIP; highlighting constraints experienced during project implementation; and synergising ideas in charting the forward towards completing NEGIP and subsequent projects successfully and sustainably.
The Project Manager who was represented by Mr Aromeh Adole, a top staff of TCN-PMU, said,
“So far, the PMU has successfully implemented the Nigerian Transmission Development Project (NTDP); National Energy Development Project (NEDP); the Water Resources Development and Sustainable Ecosystems Management Programme (WRDSEMP) and is currently implementing NEGIP. ”
He also noted that the Stakeholder Consultation programme is part of efforts to evolve ways of enhancing understanding and cooperation between contractors of NEGIP and other ongoing projects and the host communities where the World Bank Projects are sited so as to allow for peaceful and timely execution of the all-important projects for the dream of incremental power of the government to be attained.