Fashola assures Nasarawa of proper connection to national grid

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Mr Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has said that Nasarawa state would soon be connected to the national grid for efficient power supply, P.M. News reports.

Fashola stated this on Monday at the opening of the 23rd power sector monthly meeting in Lafia. The minister, who also inspected the level of work at the 330/132KV line supplying power from the national grid to the state, said the project would be completed by September, this year. He said that the project when completed would expand the scope of supply to the state for the people to have power from the national grid on a regular basis.

He said that the Federal Government would continue to intervene in the area of power infrastructures in the state, such as the just inaugurated 2/7.5 MVA substation in Lafia. The minister added that the Keffi substation has been expanded with the addition of a 60MVA transformer to the existing 30MVA transformer at the station and would serve some remote communities like, Loko, Toto, Gunduma, Nasrawa town, Keffi amongst others.