The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN says it has received support from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC for the availability of gas.

TCN’s General Manager, Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah who made this known in a statement said the company  is working with the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mele Kyari and Chief Operating Officer, Gas and Power, Yusuf Usman in resolving the challenge of gas availability to thermal power plants.

She said the support from NNPC had significantly improved gas supply to gas generation stations nationwide. According to Mbah, most power plants previously experiencing gas supply shortage have started generating power to the Grid if the trend continues, the problem of gas supply to power plants will be resolved in a matter of hours.

TCN’s General Manager explained that Distribution Companies, as well as Point Load Consumers of Electricity, will be adequately served.

She added that the TCN management led by the Managing Director Usman Mohammed, wishes to express its appreciation to the management of NNPC, Generation Companies and the DisCos.