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Nigerians continue to lament poor electricity

11 December 2013, 13:38Israel Ojoko

Lagos - A cross section of Nigerians have continued to suffer poor electricity despite promises by the government to improve the sector.

Readers of News24 Nigeria lamented bitterly the hash condition they are subjected to with the degenerating state of power supply in their various areas.

Below are the responses from around the country concerning the state of electricity as collated by our reporter.

Cornelia Chika Madu- Lokoja kogi state, opposite d government house - 90%

Michael Okeke- In oyigbo, Rivers state -100%

Akpor Japheth Ekybest- Delta State University, Abraka... it is may be 2hours in every 2weeks!

Abdulhadi Aliyu- Katsina -10%

Dahiru Musa- I live in Ungwan Sarki area of Kaduna State, we enjoy around 75%.

Ikeh Chiamaka- Onitsha anambra state -0%

Onyinye Ekeh- my area @ oshodi 0%. We are waiting for the day they come with their ladder! Hmmmm!

Ernest Enofu- Upper sokponba, Benin city. 30%

Adah Mark Ojoh- 30% Otukpo, Benue State

Abdullahi Mansir- Dutse, Jigawa, Dutse 8%

Prandy Anyagara Adaluv- Adolor, Benin city. 7%

Agunbiade Adeniyi- Olode Adegbayi, Ibadan=15%

Uzoh Chukwudipaul- I reside in Aguata, Anambra state, we normally have only 5% towards month end.

Adebeshin Olukemi Folake- Egbeda, Lagos 30%

Olasunkoye Ademola- Abuja, they said is one-day off, one-day on, that one day off is sure but one day on is not sure, we don't enjoy light at all.

Abiala Dahunsi Kaka- Ona ara LG in Oyo state is almost 3 years now that we have electricity last, 0%.

Etang Ekop- In Ikot Ekpene Akwa Ibom 0%.

Onyejison Juliet Ijeoma- Suleja, Niger State 20%.

Iwuanorue Emeka Daniel- I resides in Obio/Apor LGA in Port Harcourt, electricity in that area is the worst in Rivers State- 0%.

Abdullahi Ibrahim- Halliru At Potiskum, Yobe State, Tandari area. Two weeks without light because our cable was stolen by some bad Samaritans. B/4 this incidence, it was 1 hour in a day (4.17% approximately). I believe it has not improved in Potiskum yet.

Ador Hii- Taraku in Benue state. 2%

Ifetayour Omolara Jane- Gaa-Akanbi, Ilorin, Kwara state, 30%

Abdulmumeen Alkotowiy- Gwagwalada Abuja 8%

Sulaiman Hassan- Bachirawa Kano state is d worse. Almost 2 years i no see light so is 0%

John Christian- Iheorji by Ohanku Aba south in Abia state 10%

- News24


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