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FG to pay MDAs power obligations on first come, initially served premise
Written by Adamawa Celebrities on 15th March 2017
The Federal Government on Wednesday said it would pay obligations caused by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to Distribution Companies (DISCOs) on first come, initially served premise.

This was unveiled by a report issued toward the finish of the thirteenth month to month meeting of the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Raji Fashola, with administrators of the power segment

The report, which was made accessible to newsmen in Lagos on Wednesday by Mr Akeem Bello, the Personal Assistant to the Minister, said the meeting was hung on March 13 at Ughelli, Delta.

The administration guaranteed to pay on this premise subsequent to getting the provide details regarding the review of obligations owed to DISCOs by MDAs by the confirmation group which evaluated the obligations to be N59.3 billion.

The report stated that all verified bills will be recommended for payment on a first come, first served basis,” it said.

The dispatch said that Fashola introduced a 115MW turbine introduced by Transorp Ughelli Limited, conveying introduced ability to 620MW from the 160MW acquired by the organization on privatization in 2013.

It said that the creating organization was as of now producing 300MW because of lack of gas supply.

The report said the organization guaranteed of its readiness to put resources into offices to build gas supply to the power station if government made an empowering administrative system.

It said that the addressing re-stressed the need to respond to client dissensions all the more rapidly.

The meeting also received report on work being done to restore power to Magboro community in Ogun and Irele and Omotosho communities in Ondo State.

“Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) reported on improved compliance with submission of audited accounts since the last meeting.

“The meeting agreed that NERC would be more rigorously perform regulatory duties.

“It tasked NERC to standardise reporting on financial performance, safety and customer service as a fair basis for ranking distribution companies and other industry operators,” it stated.

culled from today.ng

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