Recent reforms in the Nigerian electricity sector empower states to regulate electricity generation, transmission, and distribution, opening new investment opportunities, especially in public-private partnerships (PPPs).

However, concerns about the public sector’s compliance with contractual obligations in PPPs persist, potentially impeding investments in the sector.

In this article, TEMPLARS Partner Dayo Okusami, Senior Associate Temple Ezebuike, and Associate Joshua Chizoma offer insights into these concerns and propose solutions to protect investors, including advocating for stronger commitments from procuring authorities, to bolster investor confidence in the sector.