Abuja- The European Union (EU) has agreed to help Nigeria in the provision of electricity to the rural areas not captured in the national grid.
The agreement was reached at a meeting between the Minister of Power, Chinedu Nebo and EU delegation led by Ambassador Michel Arrion, Head of EU Delegation to Africa and ECOWAS, reports Leadership..
Nebo noted that contributions of the EU and other development partners are critical to the ongoing reforms in the power sector.
While commending the EU for its unrelenting assistance in critical areas of the nation's economy, he expressed disappointment that the EU countries showed little enthusiasm during the massive privatisation program.
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