President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the nation has witnessed better power supply under his administration going by the minimal use of generators among Nigerians.
The President said this on Tuesday while highlighting some achievements of his administration on Democracy Day.
He said; “In the area of power generation, Nigerians from all parts of the country continue to report better power supply and less use of generators. This underscores the effectiveness of the methodical plan to deliver incremental and uninterrupted power supply to our homes, markets, offices and factories.”
Also according to the President, the nation has witnessed the highest power supply with over 5,000 megawatts of electricity.
He further stated that the nation’s power generation capacity has been expanded to over 7,000 megawatts with the provision of new facilities.
“The country achieved 5, 222.3 MW representing the highest peak of power generated onto the national grid and delivered to customers in December 2017. With new facilities, repairs and rehabilitation by Government and private investors, generation capability now exceeds 7,500 MW.
“This Administration is committed to lawful interventions to ensure the operators of the distribution business live up to expectations especially in the areas of distribution capacity, service delivery, collection efficiency, and metering to eliminate contentious estimated billing”. Read Full Speech Here.