The Transmission Company of Nigeria says it has received unprecedented support from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation for availability of gas
TCN’s General Manager, Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday.
Mbah said that TCN was working with the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mele Kyari, and Chief Operating Officer, Gas and Power, Yusuf Usman, in resolving the challenge of gas availability to thermal power plants
She said the support from NNPC had significantly improved gas supply to gas generation stations nationwide.
According to her, most power plants previously experiencing gas supply shortage have started generating power to the Grid
She said: “If the trend continues, the problem of gas supply to power plants will be resolved in a matter of hours .
“Also, Distribution Companies as well as Point Load Consumers of Electricity will be adequately served.”
According to Mbah, the TCN management, led by the Managing Director, Usman Mohammed, wishes to express its appreciation to the management of NNPC, Generation Companies and the DisCos.
She said the appreciation also goes to all TCN staff on their duty posts nationwide and other sector players for their effort in sustaining the Grid during this trying period.