Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a presidential candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC), has stated that if won in 2023, his administration will try to ensure that energy is available at all times during his four years in office.
The APC National Leader stated in a statement posted by his media aide, Bayo Onanuga, on Friday that his goal is to have 15,000 megawatts spread across the country.
On electricity, I will embark on a renewed action-oriented focus and take immediate and urgent action on resolving existing challenges of power generation plants, gas purchasing, pricing, transmission, and distribution.
My administration’s critical goal is to have 15,000 megawatts distributable to all categories of consumers nationwide to ensure 24/7 sustainable supply within the next four years.
He also promised to implement economic reforms that would boost the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
I will focus on stimulating jobs, which will be my top priority as president. I will get Nigeria to work by launching a major public works programme, a significant and heavy investment in infrastructure, and value-adding manufacturing and agriculture.
My administration will build an efficient, fast-growing, and well-diversified emerging economy with a real GDP growth averaging 12% annually for the next four years, translating into millions of new jobs during this period.
The APC chairman added.