Nigeria targets 20,000 megawatts by 2021

Nigeria Consumer News

Nigeria’s Federal Government has disclosed its intention to increase electricity generation from the present unstable 5,000MW to 20,000 megawatts of electricity over the next four years is on course.

The Minister of State for Power, Alhaji Mustapha Shehuri, gave the assurance in Funtua, Katsina State when he inaugurated a 132/33 KV transformer that would boost power supply to local governments in Katsina South by 200 percent.

Shehuri said that ongoing transmission rehabilitation and expansion programme would facilitate full utilisation of the more than 7000MW of power currently available.

This article was originally published on National Daily Newspaper.

 

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