The Lagos State Government protects her citizens and residents from the agony of estimated bill and power failure which has several people has been battling with.
Lagos to generate 3000MW from 2019
On Friday 11th May, 2018 at Adeyemi Bero Hall in Lagos State Government Secretariat, Office of Civic Engagement under the leadership of her Special Adviser, Hon. Benjamin Adeyemi Olabinjo (BAO) organizes One-Day Awareness Programme on Lagos State Power Sector Reform Law, 2018 which is targeted to protect Lagosians from estimated billings, agency shortfalls, consumer abuse on the part of PHCN staffs among others and provide 24hrs power supply from December 2018.
At the seminar, participants were given copies of the Lagos State power Sector Reform Law, 2018 that comprises of all the laws protecting consumers and restrictions as regards power supply. It is worthy to note that smart meters will be installed before the commencement of the project for the benefit of all and sundry so as to stop and prevent estimated billings.
The Special Adviser, Hon. Benjamin Adeyemi Olabinjo made known that 1500MW will be generated at the first phase of the project which will be completed before the end of 2019. “We are doing this because the state has identified the importance of electricity and it effect on the economy and if there is adequate power supply everybody who has businesses that are dependent on power will thrive”, he said.
BAO further said that unemployment will reduce to an extent as soon as the first phase of the project is completed and several organizations and manufacturing companies will come back to live thereby creating more employment for thousands of people.
Hon. Olabinjo however urged Lagosians to desist from all forms of illegal connections and vandalization of machineries and properties of the electric companies to enable the government of His Excellency Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode achieve the 24hrs power supply in Lagos project through the newly enacted Power Sector Reform Law, 2018 and other things that had been put in place.