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'It will take 7 years to fix power problem'

03 March 2015, 16:22

Ibadan - The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, Fortunato Leynes, said it will take at least seven years for the power issue to be fixed, Punch reports.

Leynes, who recently resigned his position as the managing director of the company, after one-and-a-half years in charge, said the challenges facing the country’s power sector stemmed from the destructive activities of gas pipeline vandals.

Also read: Government blames vandalism for poor power supply

He said the power generation coming from the national grid is still not sufficient to supply the actual power requirement of all customers in the country, noting that the nation must invest in additional transmission lines to curb wastage in energy transmission.

Read more at Punch

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