The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, said that the President Mohammadu Buhari lead Administration has fulfilled its promise on incremental, steady and uninterrupted power supply. Saying, “I promised that we will improve on gas supply, increase the transmission capacity, pay MDA debts and generally improve your experience with power supply, first by getting incremental power, then proceed to stable power and hopefully reach uninterrupted power”.
Making this known, Monday, in Abuja while addressing the Press to mark his third year in office, Fashola said his team has succeeded in increasing power generation from 4000MW to 7000MW, transmission from 5000 MW to 7000 MW and distribution from 2,690 MW to 5,222MW. “We are still delivering additional generation from Kaduna 215MW, Afam IV 240 MW, Kashimbilla 40MW, Gurara 30 MW, Dadin-kowa 29 MW; Power for nine universities, 15 markets and two big hydro power plants of 700 MW in Zungeru and 3,050 MW in Mambilla,” he said.
He added that the government has also delivered additional transmission from 90 projects nationwide with Apo, Mayo Belwa, Damaturu, Maiduguri, Odogunyan and Ejigbo being recently completed. The Minister said that the government was in the process of delivering additional distribution through over 100 injection substations and distribution expansion programme to be funded by the Federal Government, which is now in an advanced state of procurement
Speaking further, the Minister said “As our policies on Mini Grids, Meter Asset Provider, Eligible Customer, and liquidity sustenance and improved governance deepens, your experience with power supply can only get better”.
FASHOLA AT THE NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON STRENGTHENING HEALTH RESEARCH CAPACITY IN ABUJA
Hon Minister of Power Works Housing and Chairman NIMR Research FoundationMr Babatunde FasholaSANright being welcomed byDirector GeneralCEO Nigerian Institute of Medical ResearchProf Babatunde Lawal Salakomiddle and Head International Operations Wellcome Trust United Kingdom Dr Simeon Kay left during theNational Workshop on Strengthening Health Research Capacity organized by the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research NIMR at the Sheraton Hotels Towers Abuja on Friday 7thSeptember 2018
FASHOLA AT THE 150MVA 33013233KV TRANSFORMER AT THE MANDO STATION AND 2 X60MVA 13233KV TRANSFORMER AT POWER STATION KAKURI KADUNA STATE
Hon Minister of Power Works Housing Mr Babatunde FasholaSANmiddleManaging Director CEO Transmission Company of Nigeria Mr Usman Gur Mohammedright and representative of the Governor of Kaduna State Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Rural and Community DevelopmentMallam Mahmud Zailanileftduring the commissioning of the 2 x 60MVA 132 33kv Transformers at the Power Station Kakuri Kaduna State on Monday 11th June 2018