Nigeria to Deliver 90 New Transmission Projects Before End of Year

Minister of power, works, and housing, Babatunde Fashola has assured that government is now more positioned to deliver on its promise of stabilising electricity supply in the country as it scheduled to complete ninety projects in the power transmission subsector.

Fashola who spoke today as he commissioned the Odogunyan 2×60MVA, 132/33KV transmission substation in Ikorodu area of Lagos state said the projects would be facilitated with the release of 502 containers of equipment which had been detained at the Lagos seaports in the last ten years following inability of last administration to settle port charges, and agency fees.

He said the effort would guarantee the expansion of transmission infrastructures as the government has significantly improved on power generation through its incremental power policy.

“When I took over as minister of power we were merely doing about 5,000 megawatts but as at today, we are doing over 7,000 megawatts so this is about 2,000 added megawatts. We will also have to support the Distribution Companies as we advance with our power infrastructure increase to enable them to ensure proper distribution of what we anticipate to generate.

Already, the Transmission Company of Nigeria has continued to improve on its network and like I said new 90 projects will be executed before the end of the year.

On the other hand, we expect to increase power generation soon as Azura and Afam power facilities are coming on stream in the next few months so more efforts would be directed at stabilising distribution at this point”, the minister assured.

On the commission project, Fashola said the project was delayed for seven years due to lapses in the last administration.

“The contract for the project was awarded way back in 2009, and the contractor moved to site in 2010 but then experienced serious setbacks until this administration took up the challenge and ensured its completion.

If the last administration was focused on solving the country’s energy crises it wouldn’t have abandoned 805 containers of power equipment at the seaports but like I said we were able to secure the release of 502 of them through a budgetary allocation in 2016 and 2017″.

He commended the contractor, Mrs. Rhoda Afolabi who is the chief executive officer of LAGACE power limited for delivering the project on time.

The minister anticipated that with 90 megawatts of power which will be evacuated from the facility it will improve socio-economic activities in the area as most of the companies like PZ would return to business and generate employment for the people.

Source: ORIENTAL NEWS

en

SOURCE :The Nigerian Voice (local news)

35 thoughts on “Nigeria to Deliver 90 New Transmission Projects Before End of Year

  • 18th November 2020 at 8:53 am
    Permalink

    Nicely done and written.
    I started writing myself very recently and realized lot of blogs merely rework old ideas
    but add very little oof worth. It’s great too read an informative write-up of some true value to your followers annd myself.

    It’s going on my list of deetails I need tto emulate being a
    new blogger. Visitor engagement and material value are king.

    Many superb thoughts; you’ve definitely made it onn my list of people tto watch!

    Continue tthe good work!
    Well done,
    Leupold

    Reply
  • 5th December 2020 at 11:48 pm
    Permalink

    Thank you forr some oter great post. The place else may just
    anyone get that type off info in such an ideal approach of writing?
    I have a presentation subsequent week, and I am
    on the search for such info.

    Take a lok at my blog :: double glazing (Bebe)

    Reply
  • 6th December 2020 at 10:20 am
    Permalink

    Hi! Would you mind if I share your blog with my twitter group?
    There’s a lot of people that I think would really enjoy yokur content.
    Please let mme know. Cheers

    My web-site :: doubloe glazing (Shonda)

    Reply
  • 6th December 2020 at 10:44 am
    Permalink

    I know this site provides quality based posts and additional stuff, is there
    any other siite which provides such stuff in quality?

    Feel free to visit my blog post … double glazing – Catalina

    Reply
  • 8th December 2020 at 12:26 am
    Permalink

    It is appropriate time to make a few plans for the longer term and
    it is time to be happy. I’ve read this put up and if I may I want to recommend you
    few fascinating issues or tips. Perhaps you can write next articles referring to this article.
    I want to learn more things about it!

    Reply
  • 9th December 2020 at 2:32 pm
    Permalink

    I was curious if you ever considered changing the structure of your
    site? Its very well written; I lokve what youve got to say.
    But maybe you could a little more in thhe way of contebt so
    peoplle could connect with it better. Youjve got an awful lot of
    text for only having 1 or 2 images. Maybe you could space
    it out better?

    My web-site: gloucester conservatories (Celina)

    Reply
  • 10th December 2020 at 12:04 pm
    Permalink

    My brother suggested I might like this blog. He was etirely right.

    This post actually made my day. You can not imagine simply
    how much time I had spent for this information! Thanks!

    My weeb page :: chinese takeaway delivery gloucester (Osvaldo)

    Reply
  • 11th December 2020 at 5:50 am
    Permalink

    Hi, just wanted to say, I liked this article. It was funny.

    Keep on posting!

    Feeel free to visit my blog post structural engineer, Joann,

    Reply
  • 11th December 2020 at 7:29 am
    Permalink

    Wow! Thiis blog looks exactly like my old one!

    It’s oon a totally different topic but it haas pretty much
    the same layout and design. Outstanding choice of colors!

    Also visit my blog post: gloucester conservatories –
    Gene,

    Reply
  • 11th December 2020 at 4:57 pm
    Permalink

    Hi mates, fastidious post aand nice arguments commented here,
    I am truly enjoying by these.

    Feel free to visit my web-site: conssulting structurwl engineers (Clinton)

    Reply
  • 12th December 2020 at 11:14 pm
    Permalink

    Hello, i think that i saw you visited my
    weblog so i came to “return the favor”.I am attempting to find things to improve my web site!I
    suppose its ok to use a few of your ideas!!

    Reply
  • 13th December 2020 at 12:03 am
    Permalink

    We are a grop of volunteers and starting a new scheme in our community.
    Your site offered us with valuable info to workk on.
    You’ve done a formidable job and our entire community will be thankful to
    you.

    my web page gloucrster conservatories; Poppy,

    Reply
  • 17th December 2020 at 11:24 pm
    Permalink

    Hello everyone, it’s my first visit at this site, and post is actually fruitful for me,
    keep up posting these types of articles.

    Reply
  • 28th December 2020 at 9:43 pm
    Permalink

    Wonderful post, thanks for discussing the data. It isn’t all too often that you simply read articles where the poster knows what they’re running a blog regarding. Grammar and punctuational are spot on too, only trouble We seemed to possess had been mentioning the website, seemed sluggish. Looks like additional visitors experienced exactly the same difficulty?

    Reply
  • 29th December 2020 at 8:01 pm
    Permalink

    Twitter had a tweet on bulk t-shirts, and lead me here. There are a variety of ways you can go if you want to make custom T-shirts. There’s digital printers, plot cutters, and even custom transfers, but screen printing is the best way to produce a lot of T-shirts at a very low cost per unit.

    Reply
  • 31st December 2020 at 3:47 pm
    Permalink

    I really appreciate this post. I have been looking all over for this! Thank goodness I found it on Bing. You have made my day! Thanks again

    Reply
  • 23rd February 2021 at 9:26 am
    Permalink

    Hi, I do believe this is an excellent site. I stumbledupon it 😉 I’m going to
    revisit once again since I book-marked it.
    Money and freedom is the best way to change, may you be rich and continue to guide other people.

    Reply
  • 14th March 2021 at 6:12 pm
    Permalink

    An impressive share! I ave just forwaded this onto a friend who was doing a little homework on this.

    Annd he in fact bought me lunch simply because I discovered it for him…
    lol. So let me rewoed this…. Thanks for the meal!!
    But yeah, thanx for spending time too talk aout this topic here on your web page.

    my blog double glazing (Archie)

    Reply
  • 19th March 2021 at 3:53 pm
    Permalink

    My partner and I stumbled over here different page and thought I
    should check things out. I like what I see so i am just following you.
    Look forward to going over your web page repeatedly.

    Here is my homepage … gloucester conservatories (Nadia)

    Reply
  • 28th March 2021 at 5:09 pm
    Permalink

    May I simply just say what a comfort to discover a person that really understands
    what they’re discussing on the web. You actually realize how to bring an issue to light and make it important.
    A lot more people must read this and understand this side of your story.
    I was surprised you’re not more popular since you definitely have
    the gift.

    Reply
  • 31st March 2021 at 9:25 am
    Permalink

    My developer is trying to convince me to move to .net from PHP.

    I have always disliked the idea because of the expenses.
    But he’s tryiong none the less. I’ve been using WordPress on various websites for
    about a year and am nervous about switching to another platform.

    I have heard great things about blogengine.net.
    Is there a way I can transfer all my wordpress posts into it?
    Any kind of help would be really appreciated!

    Reply
  • 1st April 2021 at 1:45 am
    Permalink

    I go to see everyday a few sites and sites to read articles or reviews, but this blog presents feature based articles.

    Reply
  • 18th April 2021 at 12:32 pm
    Permalink

    Thanks a bunch for sharing this with all of us you actually
    recognize what you’re speaking approximately!
    Bookmarked. Please also seek advice from my web site
    =). We will have a link alternate arrangement among us

    Reply
  • 23rd April 2021 at 12:32 am
    Permalink

    Nicely written and done my friend.
    I’ve just started writing very recently and realized lot of articles
    mereky rehash old content but add very little of value.
    It’s terrific to see a useful write-up of some actual value to your followers andd myself.

    It is on the list oof details I need to emulzte as a new blogger.

    Reader engagement and content quality are king.
    Many good thoughts; you’ve definitely made it on my list of writers to follow!

    Carry on the excellent work!
    All the best,
    Frankie

    Reply
  • 10th May 2021 at 2:08 am
    Permalink

    Have you ever heard of second life (sl for short). It is basically a game where you can do anything you want. SL is literally my second life (pun intended lol). If you would like to see more you can see these second life websites and blogs

    Reply
  • 10th May 2021 at 2:38 am
    Permalink

    Have you ever heard of second life (sl for short). It is basically a game where you can do anything you want. SL is literally my second life (pun intended lol). If you want to see more you can see these Second Life articles and blogs

    Reply
  • 10th May 2021 at 6:53 am
    Permalink

    Have you ever heard of second life (sl for short). It is basically a online game where you can do anything you want. SL is literally my second life (pun intended lol). If you want to see more you can see these second life articles and blogs

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.