The Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman has assured of Federal Government’s plan to increase electricity generation in Afam Power Station in Rivers State.
Mamman who made this known in Port Harcourt, said the plan is aimed at increasing electricity target, and channel it to the national grid for onward distribution to all the 36 states of the federation and beyond.
According to the Minister, the tour of the power station is to
ascertain its present status and strengthen the efforts towards an increased
He also announced that the prospects in the power station were huge, saying it played host to six power stations of various turbine capacities.
Mamman said that presently, not all the turbines in the stations were working, adding that only about four of the six stations were currently functional. On metering and electricity billing, the minister said that the Federal Government had no business in direct power distribution.