FG lauds outcome of 2024 Energy Summit

Sat, Mar 2, 2024
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Featured, Oil & Gas

By Anthony Isibor

THE Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator George Akume, has expressed optimism that the knowledge shared and relationships fostered during the 7th Nigerian International Energy Summit, NIES, will no doubt serve as catalysts for the transformative changes that lie ahead.

Akume, who made this known while giving the closing remarks at the end of the summit on Friday in Abuja, said that the exchange of ideas and the spirited discussions witnessed at the summit had undoubtedly charted a course for the future of energy in our nation.

Akume noted that the theme for this year’s summit, “Navigating the New Energy World Order: Security, Transition, and Finance,” underscores the complexities and challenges that our great nation faces in the dynamic landscape of the global energy sector. 

“This theme is not just a reflection of our current realities, but a call to action for all stakeholders to collaboratively address the critical issues that lie at the intersection of energy security, transition, and financial sustainability.

“The Nigeria International Energy Summit has evolved over the years into the most prestigious gathering of minds in the energy sector, and this edition has been no exception. We have been privileged to host industry leaders, policymakers, and experts, who have shared their insights, experiences and expertise. 

“I wish to express my sincere appreciation to all the participants, sponsors, and partners who have contributed to the success of this summit. Your commitment to the sustainable development of the energy sector in Nigeria is commendable, and I am confident that the collaborative efforts initiated here will yield tangible results in the days and years to come.

“As we bring the curtains down on the 7th edition of NIES, let us carry forward the momentum generated during these insightful discussions. Let us remain committed to the ideals of energy security, transition to sustainable practices, and the financial viability of our energy sector. This summit, will indeed, serve as a catalyst for positive change, innovation, and resilience in the face of the challenges that lie ahead.

 “I look forward to witnessing the impact of the ideas and strategies generated here as we work together to navigate the new energy world order for the renewed hope agenda of this administration,” he added.

Realnews reports that the five-day summit with 11 panel sessions had no doubt provided the platform for stakeholders to engage in meaningful discussions on innovations, policies, advancements and the overall trajectory of the energy sector in Nigeria . 

The outcomes of the summit when finally presented to the government and policy makers will undoubtedly chart a reference point for new policy formulation.