Minister asks Ibadan DisCo & TCN to collaborate to improve power supply to customers
The Minister of State, Power, Mr Goddy Jeddy-Agba, has urged the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to collaborate with the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), and indeed all DisCos, to improve power supply to customers.
He spoke during a tour of upgraded facilities of the IBEDC interchange injection sub-station and TCN Transmission substation in Ayede in Oyo State.
In company of Tunde Ayeni, chairman of IBEDC, and John Ayodele, the company’s chief operating officer, Jeddy-Agba called for improved facilities that can deliver quality services to consumers. “We are here to see what is on the ground and what should be done to support the TCN so that the disco can provide better services to Ibadan and its environment,” the minister said.
Ayodele, had in an address, said the facilities were upgraded to improve service delivery to customers in Ibadan and its environs.
After inaugurating the facilities, the minister and his entourage inspected facilities at the TCN’s Ayede transmission substation which was gutted by fire in February this year and whose aftermath has limited the amount of bulk power supply to some parts of Ibadan, Oyo State.
He urged TCN to accelerate the repair and replacement of the destroyed facilities and ensure constant power is restored to the affected areas, urging the two firms to work together to also improve supply in other parts of the DisCo’s franchise.