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NNPC wades into gas shortage crisis as TCN announces improvement

Barely 24 hours after it lamented the heavy shortage of gas supply to thermal plants, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Tuesday, announced a significant improvement in gas supply to affected plants.

It said the improvement was due to support from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

The Commission in a statement issued by the General Manager Public Affairs, Mrs Ndidi Mba in Abuja, said power plants previously experiencing gas supply shortage have started generating power to the grid.

“The Management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) wishes to inform the general public that it is receiving unprecedented support from the Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) led by the GMD, Mr. Mele Kyari and COO Gas and Power, Yusuf Usman in solving the issue of gas availability to thermal power plants and that this has significantly improved gas supply to gas generation stations nationwide,” the statement partly read.

“TCN Management led by the MD/CEO, U G Mohammed wishes to express its appreciation to the Management of NNPC, Generation Companies, Distribution Companies, TCN staff on their duty posts nationwide and other sector players for the effort in sustaining the Grid during this trying period,” it read.

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