The Chairman Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency’s (NEMSA) Governing board, Engr. Suleiman Yahaya, has assured that the Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) would explore all avenues of collaboration and synergy to work with the National Power Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN) in the area of training and retraining of NEMSA’s engineers to build a virile and vibrant power sector.
He gave the assurance in Abuja when he and the Managing Director/CEO of NEMSA, Engr. Aliyu Tukur Tahir paid a courtesy visit on the Director General of NAPTIN Dr. Ahmed Bolaji Nagode whilst also declaring open the capacity building training of NEMSA staff on Inspection of power Transmission networks and generating plants.
Engr. Yahaya, disclosed that the effort at building a virile and vibrant power sector would be driven by Veterans and Seasoned hands who have worked over the years as facilitators.
According to him, the essence of training NEMSA’s engineers was to ensure that the future of the power sector is left in capable hands that can inspect, test and certify power projects along the value chain of generation, transmission, distribution and utilization without errors.
The Managing Director/CEO NEMSA and Chief Electrical Inspector of the Federation, Engr. Aliyu Tukur Aliyu in his comments said that the training which was the first in its series was at the instance of the board whom he said were very passionate about the type of Engineers working in the Agency.
He said, “these engineers were carefully chosen, they possess excellent qualities at work, they are hardworking, trainable and are the foundation NEMSA is laying that will carry the agency into the next level”.
He also assured NAPTIN of NEMSA’s continued partnership and collaboration to ensure efficient service delivery which would in turn bring about the actualization of NEMSA’s mandate.
Earlier, in his address the DG of NAPTIN, Dr. Ahmed Bolaji Nagode also assured NEMSA of their continuous partnership, adding that their synergy with NEMSA and the Federal Government, a tripartite relationship will build a virile power sector and increase revenue.