The 2018 POWER SAFETY SUMMIT  (ABUJA 2018 ) is expected to draw participants from different parts of Nigeria , the African Continent, West / Eastern Europe, America , the OECD Countries Nordic Countries, the BRICS  Countries , Asian/ Pacific & Caribbean Countries & others cutting across a broad spectrum of the Power Sector Value Chain, Meter Assets Providers ( Manafacturers , Importers & Assembling Companies), Manufacturers & Manufacturer’s in the Business of Electrical Materials and Equipment, Manufacturers & Importers of Personnel Protective Equipment  (PPE), those involve in the Business of Gas – to Power (Gas Companies & Oil) , GENCOS, Transmission Companies   ( TCN & others within & outside Nigeria ),  those involved in the Business of Vending of  Pre -Paid Meters (PPMs) & other forms of Automated Payments System in NESI,  ANED,  APGC  , NERC, NEMSA , SON , CPC , Safety Professionals  ( individuals & Group), CSOs/NGOs/ CBOs  ( Local & Foreign) , Federal Government Officials from various Ministerial Departments & Agencies  (MDAs) with emphasis on the Supervisory Ministry  (FMPW & H ), Safety Volunteers and Safety Enthusiasts , Non State Actors/ Critical Stakeholders in NESI… SAFETY IS A SERIOUS BUSINESS! SAFETY IS THE BUSINESS OF ALL & SUNDRY  ( UPSTREAM & DOWNSTREAM SECTORS) . SAFETY IS OF CONCERNS TO NERC  & NEMSA,.SAFETY OF CONCERNS TO GENCOS / TCN/ DISCOS ..SAFETY IS OF CONCERNS TO THE SERVICE PROVIDERS IN NIGERIAN ELECTRICITY SUPPLY INDUSTRY  (NESI) and all of these well intended business of management of Safety/ Management of Risks to succeed , the Citizenry & Most importantly the End Users of Electricity  ( the Consumers / Customers) must be highly sensitized , educated & enlightened on the need to be Safety  step up their game viz Safety related Culture, Safety Consciousness, Safety Sensitivity, Safety Sensibility amongst others.. No amount of money or budget by Government to NEMSA, NERC, SON & others can cover the vast majority of Nigerian peculiar situation with difficult terrain.  With serious challenges of Infrastructures & dearth of Grid Infrastructures & Modern/ Scientific Technology ..With the absence of Nation Wide GPRs/ Geographical Information System/ lack of  Radar Deployed or call it gaps in SCADDA & Grid Automation…
It is obvious that Nigerian as a Country lack the High Tech Technology to effectively monitored the Power Grid Infrastructures remotely .. This brings to mind the imperatives of Citizenship Participation in matters of Safety & Safety discourse.. The present efforts is aimed at securing the Buy in of the Citizenry  ..
Who most not only be sensitized but most be made to owned the lofty ideals & goals escapasulated in the Business of Safety as inherent in the 2018 National Power Safety Summit.   The presentation of the Hosting Flag / Symbolic Hosting Rights to the Managing Director/ CEO of Abuja Electricity  Distribution  Company , Engr. Ernest Mupwaya by Sir. Gabriel Egede ( a Safety Expert / Safety Practitioner ) &   Chairman of the National Planning Committee/ NOC of the Power Safety Summit  ( ABUJA 2018 ) on Friday 22 of June , 2018 is no doubt a critical milestone in the annals of History and a bold step / giant strides aimed at consolidating on the gains / successes recorded at the previous edition which took place in the month of October, 2017 at the Le Meridien Hotel and Golf Resorts , Uyo , Akwa Ibom State with Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) as the Main Sponsor  …
The Flag Presentation Ceremony was attended by Members of the AEDC Mgt Team which includes but not limited to the Managing Director, Engr. Ernest Mupwaya;  Director Risks & Compliance  , Collins Chakuba, the Legal Adviser , the Chief Auditor, Head Reform, the PRO, The SM Communication, SM  (HSE) , GM ((Technical) GM  (Security). TA- Director  (Risks & Compliance) , the Media ( Electronic ,  Prints   & Online Media ), Civil Society & Consumer Group, Imo Ekpo , Chioma Aninwe , Konto Mohammed Marafa , Uzo Nzeogu, Charles Ozoemena, Kunle Kola Olubiyo & many others too numerous to be mentioned .. The 2018 POWER SAFETY SUMMIT, is tentatively scheduled to take place in Abuja , Nigerian Capital City on Thursday 25th & Friday 26th of October, 2018  .. For more details/ enquiries/ Registration/ Event’s Sponsorship/ Partnerships: visit the dedicated event website  : www.npss.org.ng  …

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