The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, introduced a bill to ban the use of generators in Nigeria.
The bill which was sponsored by Senator Bima Muhammadu Emagi (APC Niger South), passed its first reading on the floor of the red chamber.
Senate now moves into the presentation of Bills for first reading.#TodayInSenatePlenary
— The Nigerian Senate (@NGRSenate) March 11, 2020
If eventually signed into law, the bill dubbed ‘Generating Set (Prohibition/Ban) Bill’, will prohibit the usage of generating sets in the country.