Kebbi Govt explains reason for epileptic power


From Maiharaji Altine Salah

The Kebbi Government said the irregular electricity supply to the residents is as a result of fall in national grid from the generation point and not peculiar to the state alone.

Alhaji Kabiru Sani-Giant, the Special Adviser to Gov. Nasir Idris on Power and Political Affairs, stated this while briefing newsmen in his office in Birnin Kebbi on Wednesday.

He said that the governor had taken all necessary measures to ensure uninterrupted power supply during and after Ramadan, adding that the state has experienced reduction in power supply due to energy drop nation wide.

Kabiru-Giant recalled that the governor had a meeting with the top management of Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KAEDCO) on ways to ensure regular powder supply in the state during which he provided financial support to the company towards the objective .

” Under the arrangement, the six feeders serving the state capital have been allocated specific hours to distribute energy to consumers,” he said.

” Gov. Idris has placed premium on energy which is the foundation for economic growth; that is why he has also procured 40 new transformers which will soon be commissioned and installed to boost electricity supply in the state,” he said.

The aide called on consumers of electricity to endeavour in settling their monthly bills unfailingly to enable KAEDCO purchase the electricity from Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).

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