“The actions of the Federal Government in the power sector are guided by well-articulated policy documents and extant legislations’’.
They added that FG approved the Nigerian Electric Power Policy document in 2001 which led to the enactment of the Nigerian Electricity Power Sector Reform Act (EPSRA) 2005, and roadmap for the reform of the power sector in 2010.
BPE added that Government had not changed its policy nor amended the EPSRA as it relates to the TCN.
“None of these documents envisaged the privatization of the TCN. This was why a Management Contract was put in place to reorganise and optimise TCN’s operations during the 2013 privatisation exercise,’’ they said.
He added that the Federal Government had not changed its policy nor amended the EPSRA as it relates to the TCN.
What you should know
Nairametrics also reported last year that BPE said revealed that there is no plan to privatize the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).
They said Government is not thinking of privatizing, it is thinking of ways and means that the private capital can be brought into the transmission component without giving out the ownership of the Transmission Company.
FG last month The Federal Government announced that it has successfully completed the takeover of struggling distribution companies, including Kaduna, Kano, Ibadan and Port Harcourt DISCOs.
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