10 August 2012

Nigeria: 'Kano Receives 250 Megawattas of Electricity'

Kano — Kano State currently receives 250 megawatts of electricity contrary to the 50 megawatts it used to receive in the past, an increment which has resulted in improved poawer supply across the state, Managing Director of the Kano Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), Mr. Muhammed Tunde Balogun has said.

The PHCN boss, who spoke with newsmen on Wednesday, said the improved power supply was made possible by the availability of gas. "What we have achieved will certainly be sustainable because it was based on a carefully planned electricity production process", he said. He called on residents to be vigilante to avoid vandalization of PHCN equipment. "If customers allow their power equipment to be vandalized, the electricity supply they are now enjoying would stop because we will have to source for money to replace them," he added.

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