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FG targets 6500 megawatts power generation in six months 



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The Federal government has disclosed plans to increase the country’s power generation from around 4000 megawatts to 6500 megawatts in the next five to six months.  

The Minister of Power, Adebayo Adelabu disclosed this while meeting with Agency heads and stakeholders in the Nigeria Power industry.  

According to him, the current 4000 megawatts of power generation is not acceptable and there is infrastructure in place to increase it significantly.  

He stated,

He attributed the low power generation to gas supply issues noting that from the power generation companies he had visited, the capacity to do 6000 MW is present. 

He said,

The minister stated that the Ministry of Power and its subordinate agencies are working around the clock to rectify the situation swiftly.

He emphasized their commitment to not resting until stable electricity is attained, noting that the convened meeting aimed to tackle the problems within the power sector.  

Adelabu highlighted President Bola Tinubu’s administration’s dedication to identifying and resolving the underlying issues to ensure a reliable electricity supply for consumers.