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FG Summons Heads Of TCN, AEDC, IBEDC Over Poor Electricity Supply

Adebayo Adelabu, the Minister of Power, has extended an invitation to the Managing Director of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) alongside with executives from Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) and Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), for a discussion regarding inadequate electricity supply within their respective regions.

On Saturday in Abuja, FRESHREPORTERS NEWS gathered from a statement released by Bolaji Tunji’s Special Adviser on Strategic Communications and Media Relations announcing this.

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Tunji stated that the power supply in those service areas is expected to have improved as GenCos were urged to increase their output under pressure.

In spite of the scarcity of gas, power production has been escalated to more than 4000MW in recent days, according to the media assistant.

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Tunji stated that the minister had cautioned DisCos nationwide who were not performing and threatened to revoke their license completely.

Furthermore, he declared that the minister instructed TCN to initiate repair measures on the impaired transmission lines.

He said: “These two DisCos have been summoned due to the worsening power supply situation in their regions despite improved supply from TCN.

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“So, we expect power supply to have improved across the country, unlike what we are experiencing in some regions presently.

“Findings revealed that some distribution companies were deliberately not taking up power supply from TCN, while some power lines were also damaged by vandals in Abuja, Benin, Port Harcourt and Ibadan regions.”…[CONTINUE READING HERE]>>

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