Jonathan Fails Nigerians Again On Stable Power; Gives New Date
â€œPresently, we are generating more than what our transmission capability can evacuate. We have over 1000 megawatts of power that we cannot evacuate because of the transmission infrastructure that have been weak over the years and it was very recently that government started the intervention. â€œBut, we have projects that are going on, so before the end of the second quarter, almost middle of next year, most of these projects would have been inaugurated and we will be evacuating power generated. â€œAt that time, quite a number of cities will begin to have 24 hour of lightâ€¦â€ President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday systematically changed his promise to Nigerians that electricity will be stable by the end of 2012. His new promised date for stable power is now June 2013. The president stated this on the sidelines of the D-8 Summit taking place in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
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