FG explains nationwide outages


Minister of Power, Engr. Sale Mamman, has said the outages across the country are due to gas constraints, maintenance of Jebba Power Plant and water shortage management in Shiroro plant.

His Special Adviser on Media, Mr. Aaron Artimas, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.

He said: “The problem is caused by the breakdown of some National Integrated Power Plants supplying electricity to the national grid.

“The plants are namely, Sapele, Afam,Olonrunsogo, Omotosho, Ibom, Egbin, Alaoji and Ihovbor. The Jebba Power Plant was shut down for annual maintenance.


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