Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, as a member Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for Presidential Power Initiative. This is contained in a statement signed by Dr Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations Office of the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice and made available to newsmen in Abuja on Friday.

Abubakar Malami

According to the statement, members of the committee include the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami; Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed; Minister of Power Saleh Mamman; and Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola; Director-General of Bureau of Public Enterprise Mr Alex A. Okoh; and Babagana Mohammed, the President Nigerian Society of Engineers.

Inaugurating the Committee on Thursday, President Muhamamdu Buhari, who described power sector as one of the most critical components of sustainable development, expressed commitment to improving the delivery of power in the country as his enduring and defining legacy.

He said following the Federal Executive Council Approval, the coast is now clear and the SPV has the responsibility of executing the Presidential Power Initiative (PPI), providing project management for the implementation of PPI and serve as the key manager to ensure cohesion and seamless execution.

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