President Muhammadu Buhari, has ordered the distribution of Free Meters for electricity Consumers, beginning from today, starting with Lagos, Kano, Kaduna and some other states .
In another development, Power generation in Nigeria has Surged and recorded its Highest Peak of 5,459.50MW, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has disclosed .
In a statement issued on Friday, the General Manager, Public Affairs, TCN, Ndidi Mbah explained that the rise in generation was achieved on Oct. 28.2020.
“This milestone in generation is higher than any peak ever recorded in the nation’s power industry as at date.
“The new peak surpasses the 5,420.30MW achieved on 18th of August, 2020 by 39.2MW” Ndidi noted.
The Acting Managing Director, Mr Sule Ahmed Abdulaziz, commended all the stakeholders in the power sector and value chain as a result of the feat.
He attributed the gradual but steady improvement in the quantum of power delivery to collaboration by the sector players, as well as the unbridled effort by the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Power, in setting the right environment for seamless Operations.