Abuja - Power, Works and Housing Minister Babatunde Fashola has warned Nigerians that they should expect an electricity tariff increase in the near future, Vanguard reports.
Fashola has stated that although the issue of tariff increases continues to be a contentious one, it is an incremental process and as such, the public should have faith in the Government to have their best interests at heart.
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Fashola has noted that the amount of power available is slightly more than what the transmission network can support and as such, the Ministry of Petroleum has set out to build a series of critical pipelines to transport gas to power plants and thus increase the amount of power produced.
Fashola explained that Government plan to aggressively increase the amount of power produced and thus, increases are imperative.
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