Energy Commission of Nigeria Inaugurates Committee for Nigeria BioEnergy Partnership

The Director General of the Energy Commission of Nigeria, Dr. Mustapha Abdullahi, has officially on November 14, 2023, inaugurated the National Bioenergy Steering and Technical Committee. This strategic move aligns with Nigeria's commitment to the Global Bioenergy Partnership (GBEP) initiatives.

At the inauguration in the Commission’s headquarters in Abuja, Dr. Abdullahi urged the Committee to explore and unleash the vast potential of the nation's bioenergy resources. Emphasizing the manifold benefits of modern bioenergy, he highlighted its role in enhancing energy access and security, fostering rural economic development, boosting household income, and elevating the living standards of rural communities.

Dr. Abdullahi encouraged the Committee to engage in discussions that contribute solutions to the nation's challenges in energy, socio-economic development, and climate change mitigation.

The DG ECN, Dr. Mustapha Abdullahi (Midddle) flanked by participants during the inauguration of the National Bioenergy Steering and Technical Committee held at the Commission’s headquarters in Abuja.