Lagos to have 24/7 uninterrupted power supply by 2018 – Ambode
Governor Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos state has said plans are ongoing to provide constant power supply to all homes and businesses in the state by the end of 2018, Channels TV reports.
Speaking recently at an interactive session with members of the business community and informal sector, the governor said the state government has devised policies and strategies to short-circuit power generation, transmission and distribution to ensure constant power supply to the people of the state.
The governor in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Habib Aruna on Sunday said the state government is also in talks with electricity distribution companies operating in the state to see possibility of supplying uninterrupted power to residents.
Ambode said the legal framework to prevent power theft and also legitimize the concept of power generation had already been sent to the State House of Assembly for approval. On the collaboration with electricity distribution companies, he said the state government is willing to stand as the guarantor for the people to get 24/7 power supply.