The Rivers State Ministry of Power came into existence in July 1999. Its foundation can be traced to the former Electricity board which was a product of the then Rivers State Utility Board.
Thus, when the former Executive Governor of Rivers State Dr. Peter Odili established the Ministry of Power, the resources of the then Electricity Board including Human and materials were transferred to the Ministry. In addition, related skilled/professional units within the state Civil Service were as well transferred to the Ministry. For example, the Electrical Unit of the State Ministry of Works. Consequently, Rivers State became the first State in the Federal Republic of Nigeria to establish a full-fledged Ministry with electricity delivery to its people.
The Ministry of Power is the key agency responsible for developing and executing the policies of the Rivers State Government in the electricity Sector.
Our vision is to have a Rivers State where electric power is available, reliable and affordable in every nook and cranny.
Our mission is to ensure that Rivers State meets its energy needs through a sustainable framework that will support economic growth and provide its citizens with services that meet their expectations.
For more information, visit: power.rvsg.gov.ng