The power plant owned by Geometric Power Limited will provide Aba with independent power in one to two months, according to Abia State Governor Alex Otti.
When the Chairman of Geometric Power Limited, Prof. Bartholomew Nnaji, a former Minister of Power, and his team made him a courtesy call on Tuesday, Otti announced it in a statement on his official Twitter account.
Gov Otti expressed delight that Aba will soon have a reliable power supply.
He stated that the State and GPL were in talks with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited to resolve the gas supply issue.
“Right now, we are buying power from the National Grid, that is why power is not reliable yet, and so, we would like to ask our citizens of Aba to bear with us that we are getting there. We are there.
“The turbines to power the electricity plant, which were taken abroad for maintenance, have been brought back to the plant and reinstalled.
“We are now working with the NNPC to resolve the gas supply issue to the plant,” he said.
Webteam@ipledge2nigeria gathered that the Geometric Power Aba Limited, located in Alaoji Aba, is expected to add 188 megawatts to Nigeria’s electricity output.