In the 7 days since Buhari’s return to Nigeria, that is from March 10 to March 17, the generation of electrical power in the country has improved. The highest as seen from the chart was on Monday, March 13.
Check out the chart below:
According to the chart, the lowest point was on February 22, 2017, when Yemi Osinbajo was the acting President.
Surprisingly, Ikeja electric had on March 3 announced a massive disruption to power supply from March 6 to April 4 in some key areas of Lagos state.
According to the announcement, residents of Lagos state who are under the electricity supply of Ikeja electric will as from Monday March 6, be without power supply for the next one month.
The service provider, Ikeja Electric Plc, announced a disruption of service in a statement on Friday March 3.
The company said the power outage would affect residents of Ojodu, Magodo, Alausa, Oke Afa, Bolorunpelu, Egbe, Igando, Shasha, and Ipaja.
Other areas include Alimosho, Agege, Abesan, Ayetoro, Abule Taylor, Ogba, Ifako, Shomolu, Gbagada, Oworonshoki, Ogudu, Isheri Olowora, Berger, Anthony, Otta, and environs.
The service provider’s statement read: “Dear Customer, Ikeja Electric wishes to announce that beginning from Monday 6th March till Tuesday 4th April, 2017, there will be disruption of services to residents of Ojodu, Magodo, Alausa, Oke Afa, Bolorunpelu, Egbe, Igando, Shasha, Ipaja, Alimosho, Agege, Abesan, Ayetoro, Abule Taylor, Ogba, Ifako, Shomolu, Gbagada, Oworonshoki, Ogudu, Isheri Olowora, Berger, Anthony, Otta and environs.”
Due to the above, a civil society group, Campaign for Democracy said the minister has 30-days to improve power supply in Nigeria, especially in the South-East region or resign
The group in a statement by its national publicity secretary Dede Uzor said Fashola has failed woefully by being unable to increase the megawatt from 4,320 where he met it two years ago.