Firm completes four power projects in Lagos, Kaduna

The Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC) has said it has completed four projects that will boost electricity supply in Lagos and Kaduna states.

A statement issued by Yakubu Lawal, spokesman for the company, on Tuesday in Lagos said that the projects had been handed over to the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) and Transmission Company of Nigeria.

According to the statement, the projects which were delivered on March 16 will strengthen transmission and distribution infrastructure in the country.

It said that two of the projects are located in Oworonshoki and Ojo transmission stations in Lagos while that of Kaduna are located in Zambia Crescent and Narayi sub-stations.

The statement said that Ojo and Oworonshoki sub-stations, which initially had transformers with installed capacity of 2×30 MVA, havr been upgraded to 2×60 MVA each.

The statement said that the projects were executed under the National Integrated Power Project (NIPP) Lot 11 contract.

It quoted James Olotu, the Managing Director of NDPHC, as saying that the projects are part of the projects which the government said it would deliver monthly.

The statement said that the company completed the projects on time to meet President Goodluck Jonathan’s promise to reform the power sector and ensure adequate power supply to Nigerians.

It said that Vice-President Namadi Sambo had also directed that NDPHC should revoke or re-assign any power project whose contractor fails to deliver within the specified period.


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