The Chief Executive Officer of Eko Electricity Distribution Company, Mr Oladele Amoda, has said improvement in power supply would start to manifest from end of July.
Amoda assured Nigerians that electricity supply would be constant in the country, adding that it would be incremental and sustainable basis.
According to him, the success of the improvement would be based on the Federal Government’s effort in ensuring that gas supply to all power stations was addressed.
He said that the ongoing Nigerian Independent Power Projects (NIPP) around the states would also contributed to the massive impermanent in the supply.
The PHCN boss said that more stations would be accessible to gas before the end, stressing that about 1,000 megawatts was expected to be addressed to the national grid through NIPP.
Amoda stated that presently the zone received about 350 megawatts from the transmission control in Oshogbo as against 450 megawatts that was initially received.
According to him, the shortfall was due to dropped in the country’s power generation, noting that if the supply increased the zone would distribute more and better electricity.
He said: “Eko has the capacity to take more than 600 to 700 megawatts to complements the existing one if it’s available.”
The PHCN boss, however, urged its customers to reports any workers who request or demanded for gratification from them before discharging its responsibility.
Speaking on the zone generations and debt profile, Amoda said that it was expected that the zone would generate within the range of N 2 billion on monthly basis if adequate energy was given.
He disclosed that currently the monthly generation had dropped between N 1.7 to N 1.8 billion, adding that staring from ends of July the revenue would increase when electricity improved.
Amoda said that the zone’s debt profile stood around N7 billion to N 8 billion, which he said large junk of it came from government agencies and parastatals.