The Cross River State government is set to commission its 21 megawatts power plant approved by the Federal Government, on or before the second anniversary of the present administration, AIT reports.
The State Governor, Ben Ayade, expressed optimism that after the commissioning, Calabar metropolis would enjoy 24/7 uninterrupted power supply. He was speaking at the site of the power plant where he inspected the level of work ongoing at the plant, few weeks into the proposed commission date of May 27.
The governor noted that the move was made following consumers’ complaints of outrageous tariffs, in spite of the epileptic power supply they experience. He added that the people raised concerns about lack of maintenance on the part of the distribution companies which they described as sabotage.