Electricity generated fell below the 100kMWh it recorded in the previous day as power generation retracted after three consecutive days of improvement. On Sunday, May 1st 2022 a total of 99,701.1MWh of energy was generated.
This is 2.6% lower than that 102,342.84MWh recorded in the previous day, Saturday 30th April 2022. This is according to information from the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).
Similarly, electricity supply was also reduced by 2.5% to 98,358.4MWh on Sunday compared to the 100,922.66MWh supplied in the previous day. Meanwhile, electricity generation peaked at 4,446.8MW on Sunday, while off-peak generation was set at 3,699MW.
Meanwhile, Nigeria’s labour has urged the Federal Government to scrap and reverse the electricity privatisation exercise, noting that the challenges in the electricity sector persist despite the significant support funds into the sector.
This was stated by the president of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Mr. Ayuba Wabba, while speaking on Sunday at Abuja during the 2022 International Workers’ Day celebration. He stated that “the challenges in our electricity sub-sector persist despite the acclaimed goodness that the power sector privatization programme promised.”