Energy; is one vital developemental facility that has otherwise remained elusive in Nigeria; despite all the monies that have been budgeted for it in the past and present Goverments.
Nigerian women have stepped up, and taken up the mantle to provide reprieve and alternative solutions to the energy and electricity needs of Nigerians. Nigeria has the largest deficit of electricity with approximately 80million people who do not have access to grid electricity in Nigeria, the Nigerian woman has been able to enable the environment being provided by a woman (Managing director of Rural electrification agency) Mrs Damilola Ogunbiyi.
Thier efforts and contributions have created great impacts to both the masses, sector and ecomony and have led to a whole new awareness of women led interventions and initiatives in the energy sector, thereby stimulating the hosting of more women focused energy in Nigeria. This enables more gender focus for sustainable empowerment and other various methods through which energy initiatives could impact on the socio- economic development of women in every aspect of thier lives and the economy. The power sector is growing, and women are taking their place in it.
These Nigerian women and many others have found thier place on the energy sector and have made great changes impacting greatly in women empowerment both within and outside the country.