Dr Atiku Abubakar, Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), on Sunday said that about 130 power transmission projects have been abandoned across the country since 2002 due to inadequate funds to execute them
Abubakar disclosed this at the electricity customers’ forum organised by the Eko Electricity Distribution Plc., in Lagos. He said that the incumbent administration would ensure the execution of the projects with a view to enabling the power sector add value to the lives of Nigerians.
He said the Omotosho/Egbin 330/11 KVA line, which is one of the projects, would be given priority attention in the 2017 budget. According to him, the incumbent government is determined to turn the current challenges in the sector to opportunities which would spur the growth of the sector.