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The Secretary-General visits the Nigerian National Assembly

On 7 July 2022, the Secretary-General of the Energy Charter Secretariat, Mr Guy Lentz, and his team, Dr Monica Emmanuel, Ms Ishita Pant and Dr Hava Yurttagül, met with Nigerian Senator Mrs Uche Ekwunife, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Science and Technology, in Abuja, Nigeria.

Mr Lentz extended his sincere thanks to Senator Ekwunife for her presence and intervention at the 2022 National Energy Summit Opening Ceremony, and expressed his deep respect and appreciation for the commitment and common vision of all stakeholders present at the Summit towards energy transition. Senator Ekwunife acknowledged the opportune time of the Energy Charter Secretariat’s visit at a time when Nigeria is in a process of energy diversification. She underlined the importance for Nigeria to become a Contracting Party to the Energy Charter Treaty and the opportunities that such membership would represent for Nigeria in terms of foreign investments in the energy sector.