President Goodluck Jonathan has assured his administration is doing everything possible to tackle the issue of inadequate power supply in Nigeria.
President Jonathan made this known on Friday, September 5 at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, while receiving a delegation of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), led by the Senior Special Assistant on Youth Affairs, Jude Imagwe and NANS President, Yinka Gbadebo.
The President who maintained that his successor will not face the challenge of inadequate power supply in Nigeria said his administration is doing everything possible to make it possible.
He also reiterated the commitment of his administration to delivering free, fair and credible elections in the country.
According to him, Nigeria will no longer be a laughing stock but be respected globally as far as credible election is concerned.
The President assured that tertiary institutions in the country will not just be big in population but also in quality, saying he will leave no stone unturned in the efforts to return Nigerian universities to its lost glory and high standard.
President Jonathan said he will do everything to ensure Nigerian universities are rated among the top 500 in the world.
During the visit, he was decorated as the Grand Commander of Nigerian Students (GCNS).
Among the delegation were 10 former NANS presidents and eight former NANS senate presidents, Student Union Presidents in universities, polytechnics, monotechnics and colleges of education.
Thanking the students, the President said the award and words of encouragement will spur his administration to do more.
“To whom much is given more is expected,” he stated.
Meanwhile the Minister of Power, Professor Chinedu Nebo in a statement also made the assurance of power stable in Nigeria.
He said: “We hope that by the beginning of October, we will see a much better stabilisation of the entire power delivery system in the country.”