The Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, on Blasted the Budget Office and Ministry of Finance for an alleged poor funding of the federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).
Mr. Tambuwal spoke when the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Hamman Tukur, led members of the board on a courtesy visit.
The speaker was reacting to a statement by Mr. Tukur that the National Assembly was not showing desired interest in the power reforms project.
Mr. Tambuwal said the chamber had been working with the Ministry of Power to fix the challenges facing power. He said that the house expeditiously passed bills sent to it by the executive on the unbundling of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN).
He expressed the support of the house for the Federal Government’s efforts to address the problem of power supply.