The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, yesterday spoke about his relationship with former Governor of Lagos State, Senator Bola Tinubu and Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.
According to him, they were cool and in good terms.
“Tinubu, Ambode and I are cool,” Fashola told panelists on the ‘Morning Show’ programme of Arise TV on Monday.
There have been speculations that Tinubu and Ambode have not been in good terms with Fashola, since he left office in 2015 to take up his present position.
But he dismissed the speculations even as he clarified some of his policy options in the power sector.
For instance, he made stated that the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), should ensure that the distribution companies (Discos) comprehensively provide meters to consumers in their networks, before the regulatory agency implements a review of tariffs.
Fashola also said the federal government was no longer keen on providing sovereign guarantees for investors interested in building new power plants in the country.
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