NNPC plans to generate, transmit electricity

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation  has  indicated that changes in the company will cause its transforming into a complete energy firm away from  the present oil and gas.

Group Managing Director of  NNPC, Maikanti Baru says the corporation had identified opportunities in the power sector.

According to him, a start up  project will generate four megawatts of electricity while  exploring the possibility of investing in power transmission.

Baru explained that the corporation’s decision to diversify was hinged on the need to bridge the huge energy gap in Nigeria to help Nigerians live quality life.

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