Lagos To Get 24/7 Power Supply By 2018 – Ambode

Lagos To Get 24/7 Power Supply By 2018 – Ambode

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Added by November 20, 2017

Lagos residents may start enjoying constant power supply by 2018 as the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has said that plans are at advanced stage to achieve that.

He observed that the state government had already devised strategies to short-circuit power generation, transmission and distribution to ensure there was “24/7 power supply to residents.”

According to a statement by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Habib Haruna, on Sunday, Ambode said spoke in a recent interactive session with members of the business community and informal sector.

“Presently, we have less than 1,000MW in Lagos and the fundamental issues remain with generation, transmission and distribution. Transmission is still owned primarily by the Federal Government. But in Lagos State, we have become creative and we have done Independent Power Project through which we were able to generate 47.5MW which was distributed short-circuiting transmission.

“So, if it works, does it look like a template we can now use to get power freedom or what we call power security? If we say we are the fifth largest economy in Africa and we are not in control of how power is generated in an economy that wants to move from fifth to third, then something is wrong.

“So, what we are saying is, let’s find a way to short-circuit them within the ambit of the law,” the governor was quoted as saying.

The governor noted that the state government was also talking with electricity distribution companies operating in the state to supply 24/7 power to residents at a higher tariff, subject to agreement of all stakeholders, while government would be the guarantor of the people.

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