Lagos Assembly passes embedded power supply law


The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday passed a bill on Embedded Power Supply to further enhance the economy of the state, P.M. News reports.

The House passed the bill after the Speaker, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, conducted voice votes on the bill. The Speaker then directed the Clerk of the House, Mr Azeez Sanni, to forward clean copies of the bill to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode, for his assent. The 78-section bill would provide for the development and management of sustainable power supply in the state. The bill would also facilitate the development and management of electricity infrastructure and facilities within the state.

The objectives of the bill reads in part: “To ensure collaboration with the Federal and state energy and electric power related agencies to promote and support investment in electric power projects within the state, To ensure that the state has constant electric power generation and distribution and To develop and facilitate an enabling environment for embedded power sector investment in the state.’’