Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has stated that the federal government will continuously working to ensure the business environment is conducive for businesses to thrive in the country.
According to a statement issued by his media aide, Laolu Akande, the vice president said this at a media chat with journalists after a tour of the Azura Power Plant in Benin City, Edo state.
While commending the commitment of operators in driving the project to conclusion ahead of schedule, Osinbajo stated that the additional 460MW to the National Grid has greatly improved the power situation in the country, while applauding the quality of the power plant.
He told the journalists “as you can see for yourselves, it is an excellent and wonderful project, which demonstrates the capacity of Nigerian engineering and enterprise.”
Osinbajo mentioned government’s readiness to “provide support that we can, ensuring the environment is right for those who want to invest in the power sector”, adding that government would expect “Azura itself, to increase its capacity as time goes on, and then of course, we would see others who would come as well”.