We’ve delivered on our mandates in power, works, housing sectors ― Fashola

Fashola
Babatunde Fashola

THE Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola on Monday, said his Ministry has delivered on its mandate in the Power, Works and Housing sectors.

This is even as he announced the completion of the Zik Mausoleum in Onitsha.

Fashola stated this in Abuja when he addressed newsmen on his progress report in three years.

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The Minister who spoke on the changes he has effected in the power, works and housing sectors said there were visible improvements compared to previous administrations.

“I am proud and happy to report that we have walked our talk, and we have delivered visible results and recorded qualitative progress,” he maintained.

In the power sector, he said the Ministry has been able to effect increase in generation, transmission and distribution chains of the power supply adding that it has delivered on incremental power.

“With regard to power, we have improved on what we met, by increasing generation from 4000 MW to 7000 MW, transmission from 5000 MW to 7000 MW and distribution from 2690 MW to 5,222 MW,” he said.

He stressed the need for more to be done saying; “work is clearly not finished, and we are still in the process of delivering additional:Generation from Kaduna 215MW, Afam IV 240MW, Kashimbilla 40MW, Gurara 30MW, Dadinkowa 29MW, power for 9 universities, 15 markets and 2 big Hydro power plants of 700MW in Zungeru and 3,050MW in Mambilla.

“Transmission from 90 projects nationwide with Apo, Mayo Belwa, Damaturu, Maiduguri, Odogunyan and Ejigbo being recently completed ones.

“Distribution through over 100 injection sub-stations and a distribution expansion programme to be funded by the Federal Government now in an advanced state of procurement.

“Although there are still people we have not reached, although there are still disruptions from time to time, and although there are still people who also need meters, and we are working to reach them, it is indisputable that we have delivered on incremental power.”

In terms of infrastructure, he disclosed that the budgetary allocation grew from N18.132billion in 2015 to N394billion in 2018.

According to the Minister, the increase in budget led to massive improvement in the construction of roads and infrastructure in the country.

He said;“The outcome is that there is not one state in Nigeria today where the Federal Government is not executing at least one road project and construction workers are engaged on these sites.

“Difficult or abandoned projects like the 2nd Niger Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and the Bodo-Bonny Bridge have been brought back to life.”

In the housing sector, he said under the pilot scheme of the National Housing Programme, construction is ongoing in 34 states.

“…No less than 1,000 people are employed on each site apart from the staff of the successful contractors.

“These sites are an ecosystem of human enterprise, where artisans, vendors, suppliers and craftsmen converge to partake of opportunities and contribute to nation building,” he added.

The Minister also disclosed that a total of 1300 Certificates of Occupany (CofOs) have been approved with 1,216 Application for Consent to transfer interests in Land application as at October 2018.

He said this was borne out of its resolve to tackle the backlog of issuance of consent and Certificates of Occupany to Federal Government land.

“Some of these transactions started over a decade ago and those just getting certificates acquired their properties years back but never got title,” he stated.

To this end, he reiterated the FG’s commitment to ensuring that it delivers on all its promises.

94 Comments
  1. Esiso Jacy White says

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  2. Charles Eze Amaefule says

    You are lying.on power nothing has happened. Darkness everywhere. Why do our leaders like lying?

  3. Waheed Bolaji Lawal says

    God bless Dr Sule and punish u for posting rubbish here.

  4. Hamzat Mujeeb Olawale says

    God punished you fashola

  5. James Emeh says

    Lies all the way. How many houses did you build in 4 years and where are their locations. This is mere propaganda. Now election is at hand, you are engaging in fire brigade road construction. For light, I don’t need to say anything.

  6. Adetoyese Bamisebi says

    you need deliverance sir

  7. A Aliyu Yahaya says

    Remember sir, during Jonathan, u said a serious government can fix power in six month, I don know weda u guys re yet to reach six month with dis ur clueless government.
    May Atiku succeed, 2019.

  8. Gabriel T Akwe says

    Hahahahaha,,,,,,,Fashola, u ar now a total confused Man,,,, u can’t wait to evacuate ur self from dat office for d forthcoming PDP govt, Oyonarah,,,,brother “Ode”

  9. Emmanuel Emabe says

    This people should go and learn how to spin believeable lies

  10. Kenn Onyinye says

    Haha, finally he has given up on his promises.

  11. Marius Obiwanne Chiwetalu says

    The most annoying aspect is the kind of transformers we have in our streets. They spoil on the average of twice a week and the response time for the power holding companies is nothing to write home about.

  12. Charles Asamideri says

    Really i used to love you before ooooo now i don’t know again ooooo Raji

  13. Sanni Shina says

    What,is dis man ok

  14. Adekunle Heritage says

    Where is ayelala or Ogun?

  15. David Onwubiko says

    Pity, pity indeed. Nigerian politician.

  16. Azeez Shakiru says

    Your father

  17. Okey Ferguson says

    Demonic people. APC

  18. Chukwudi Choco Atulegwu says

    Yeye man

  19. Ernest Jato says

    Which type of people are these

  20. Agomah Christopher says

    See what Tramadol and Codine done to this man

  21. Agomah Christopher says

    May this virus kill Esiso Jacy White

  22. Azeez Olusegun says

    Thunder fire your family including u fashola,here in my place darkness always,3hrs light till after 5 days,at the end of the month u must pay bill of the service one hadn’t enjoyed.

  23. Ola Philips says

    He is talking to his sympathizers…
    And they’re happy with their achievements
    Idiots.
    Only a foolish imbecile will clamour for the return of this evil administration of Buhari

  24. Esosa Edosomwan says

    Only in your dreams, mister.

  25. Pst Bello Ibrahim says

    I can feel your efforts but more still need be done because we are far from getting there. Well done sir.

  26. Efem Joseph Atu says

    May your every of your personal pursuits receive the same standard of result as our power sector under your watch.

  27. Akinsanya Olugbenga says

    it seems u ave smoke Edo weed dis evening, APC pass mark especially u is 20%

  28. Chidiebere Nwobodo says

    Another shameless liar.

  29. Salihu Murtala says

    That’s very true sir . I am a living witness to the dividends of democracy we are enjoying in every nooks and crannies of Nigeria. May pmb succeed.

  30. Joseph Kahinde Nana says

    That means your best ia not good enough.

  31. Ayis Ďe Priye says

    Sometimes think about your families & stop showing your face in the media to pour lies, people like you are the reason for the myopic view of the ordinary man on the legal profession that lawyers are liars! You are a SAN yet all you do is lie about what you don’t do in the media! Can you give facts on this statement? Can u mentioned any state with 24 hours uninterrupted power supply for just one week in the country?? Unless I don’t understand your perception of “delivered on power & housing” you need to swallow your greed & urge for power & let the those with proper foresight to rule for ones. Nigeria ?? is too resourceful to be trailing on lies delivered by you & Buhari followers

  32. Archibong Archibong says

    AND GHOSTS ARE THE BENEFICIARIES RIGHT? ALL THIS OLD MINISTERS WITH RUSTED BRAIN NEED TO REST IN PIECES

  33. Wole Charles Ijisakin says

    Come Badagry Express way sir

  34. Friday James Ukpong says

    So that’s the best you can offer? Oh so sorry

  35. Oseneja Khayleb says

    Which power?

  36. Balogun Isaac says

    Says minister of unseriousness

  37. De LivingStone Uyo says

    Ur getting old on daily basis bcos of ur propaganda

  38. Owen Vincent says

    So this is the best you people can deliver?

  39. Osarenren Samson Osayamwen says

    Salihu Murtala Hahahahhaha… Laughable and sad.

  40. Victor Rally Affia says

    APC shall crumble

  41. Prince Ubong Maurice says

    What have you delivered? Hahaha at this age you still lie. You will lie, die and go to hell.

  42. Andrew Kolawole Abass says

    I don’t blame Fashola, but Buhari supporters.

  43. Kevin Ogor Oshagwu says

    U can now see how stupid u can be? Wit ur comment?

  44. Sheriff Ibrahim Folorunsho says

    I disagree with Mr. Fashola. The power sector hasn’t recorded a landslide improvement like you guys promised. The housing sector, u have done close to nothing.

  45. Osaigbovo Charles Ojo says

    This man is seriously sick.

  46. Salihu Murtala says

    Keep politics aside and reason with your brain even if it’s just for once.

  47. Bright Ehimiakhohai says

    Nonsensical fellow

  48. Omotayo Seyi says

    We have seen some improvement but we still have some issue at my street in Awule

  49. Dickson O. Amadimati says

    Shame on u. As we talk we don’t have light

  50. Osarenren Samson Osayamwen says

    Salihu Murtala You think like the cattles your people rear. Seriously.

  51. Akiva Shalom Yadid says

    SOMEBODY SHOULD TELL BUHARI TO REMOVE HIS HELMET SO THAT FASHOLA CAN REASON WELL.

  52. Markky Joe says

    d masses r to be the judge not fashola, but say no to hate speech

  53. Salihu Murtala says

    Let me ask you one thing please ,who is your favorite candidate come 2019?

  54. Ademola Adeolu says

    Failure of d decade

  55. Solomon Benn says

    Die with your lies in Jesus name amen

  56. Pst Gabriel Ifeanyichukwu Obi says

    Lie, lie Mohammed and his brother fashola.
    .

  57. Supremo Ukwu says

    Mad man

  58. Anyi Goodluck says

    Lie Mohammed had infected Mr Raji Fashola with “A Lieing Sickness”
    Let a Deliverance Ambulance locates anywhere Mr Fashola is now for an emergency cleansings.–Mumu Government.
    “The Pocket Prophet”

  59. Kingsley Ehionye says

    Useless man, useless government

  60. Dauda M Samson says

    Ayis Ďe Priye my brother if power state will enjoy only 6 hours out of 24 hours

  61. Ebipade Emiyaibo says

    isoke you have tried you can go home

  62. Obinna Chibuzo Nwanma says

    Haba fashola, you promised us power in 6months fa, that was why we voted your party. Now you said you have delivered. Nigerians be the judge.

  63. Ibenye Chinyere says

    Na lie ooo as I dey now no light and no good roads

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  65. Sunday Orotokun says

    With no electricity every where

  66. John Agbeje says

    Alright you can now pack and go. Thanks

  67. Oladele Afolabi says

    We know you as Fash ola, not as Fa so iro, Who did this to you? In my area here there is no light for the past four months.

  68. James Fakayode says

    Are you OK?

  69. Ifeyinwa Godfrey says

    If this is mandate you delivered then we mist change the change

  70. Nsima Edet says

    Which power are you talking about. May God judge you harshly for telling such a lie

  71. Don Usendo says

    APC; Liars paty.

  72. Andrew Afeakhena says

    This is blasphemy

  73. Chukwuma Lex Okorie says

    Salihu Murtala sentiment kills faster than anything else

  74. Salihu Murtala says
  75. Mazi Henry Onwuchuruba says

    Hahahahah….Wetin concern me?

  76. Olanihun Babatunde says

    They have succeeded in scamming us, but it’s just for once

  77. Uzo Ndimele says

    For where?

  78. Kayode Babarinde says

    Where is pre paid meter?

  79. Salihu Murtala says

    If you ask me na who I go ask?

  80. Olanihun Babatunde says

    You have delivered on your promise with darkness all around, 2019 is fast approaching, don’t worry

  81. Ojas Collins says

    It’s not your fourth, this administration is all about pain.

  82. Franklin Daniel says

    You no serious maybe na for GRA

  83. Beface Obiora Ohagwu says

    The Minister of darkness-Fashola

  84. Ighosotu Bright says

    All PMB ministers and appointees non of them have conscience. They can lie brazenly

  85. Sunday Nwankwo says

    Fashola!Fashola !!Fashola!!!

  86. Olalekan Sodeinde says

    Mad dog comments

  87. Olalekan Sodeinde says

    See another cow brain

  88. Azikiwe Austin Oyuwe says

    Fashola is on the same scale with Lai Mohammed. A word is enough for the wise.

  89. Patrick Joshua Nsikak says

    Freak

  90. Onyeose Stanley says

    This idiot can still talk
    Barbaric dispensation

  91. Ella Cox says

    Kop ino se atan

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  93. Emmanuel Abayomi Johnson says

    I can see ,you’ve delivered power as it is not a rocket science thing,that was why I had to recharge my phone and my rechargeable lamp with 100 today,please keep the good work up till 2019 Feb.

  94. Frankie Madu says

    Clap for this group of Fulani terrorist government and there agent of terror like fashola

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