NERC pledges sustained partnership for gas supply
Kaduna Refining and Petrochemicals Company (KRPC) has pledged to support tourism and agriculture, especially the Zuru Emirate Uhola Cultural Festival and Agricultural show in Kebbi State.
The Managing Director, KRPC, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed has said when he led a team of management staff on a courtesy visit to the Emir of Zuru retired Maj. Gen. Sani Sami at his palace during the 2014 Uhola agricultural festival over the weekend in Zuru.
The MD, represented by the Manager, Public Affairs Department (PAD), Alhaji Abdullahi Idris said, “KRPC will look at the possibility to render support to the Kebbi State on tourism, especially the Uhola agric festival much more than we have been doing as a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to promote agriculture and tourism in Nigeria.”
He said KRPC will focus on programmes that will encourage farmers to improve on the countries agricultural yields.
He commended the Emirate for exhibiting the rich various seedling, cash crops and food components displayed at the agricultural exhibition. The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has stated its readiness to continue collaborating with stakeholders on accessing long term gas supply for the power sector.
The Commissioner, Government and Consumer Affairs Division, Dr. Abba Ibrahim, disclosed this while receiving Turkish construction experts known as the Turkish Construction Forum, led by the Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria, Mustafa Pulat, recently. Abba, who represented the Commission’s Chairman, Dr. Sam Amadi, told the delegation that opportunities abound for the Turkish group to make its mark in Nigeria’s power industry, adding that the Commission encourages long term contracts for those participating in the power sector.