Lagos Residents Express Satisfaction With Power Supply

Some residents of Lagos have commended the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) and the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, for improved power supply.

The residents gave the commendation in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos.

A resident of Abesan Estate, Ipaja, Mr. Bola Ogun, said that the improvement in power supply had created comfort.
“It is obvious that power supply in this area has really improved and we are happy.

“You know, when there is constant power supply, life becomes much more comfortable because now we can sleep comfortably at night and artisans now depend less on generating sets,’’ he said.

A resident of Ojo, Mr Tajudeen Idowu,was also excited about the improved power situation.

“In recent times, we have been enjoying improved power supply and we are happy about that.

“Though it is not yet 24 hours uninterrupted power supply but it has remarkably improved and I commend PHCN and Mr. Babatunde Fashola, the minister in charge of power for a job well done.

“We can only hope that the improvement will continue after the rainy season because some people are saying that it is because of the rains,’’ Idowu said.

Read More:

Senate Committee Expresses Satisfaction With EFCC On Anti-graft Probes

Senate Committee on Financial Crimes Anti-Corruption has commended the strides of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over probes of corrupt persons which has resulted in recovery of looted funds for government in the country.

Chairman of the committee, Senator Chukwuka Utazi gave the commendation yesterday when he led delegation of the committee on a visit to the acting Chairman of the commission, Ibrahim Magu, a release made available to National Mirror by spokesperson of the commission, Wilson Uwujaren, said.

The committee urged Magu to remain steadfast in the fight against corruption in the country. The release quoted Utazi as saying: “We have been monitoring the activities of the commission with keen interest, especially in the area of fund recovery and we are very satisfied.”

The committee assured the commission of its total support and stated that one of its priorities is to ensure that the commission’s headquarters, which has been under construction, is completed soon, in order to give the staff an enabling environment to carry out their duties more effectively.

The committee noted in the release that it understands that the EFCC was short-changed in the 2015 budget, and that it would ensure that its headquarters office is completed, to enable the commission get all it needs to work better, “given the approval of the 2016 budget.

“Utazi also disclosed that the committee would be visiting the zonal offices of the commission to inspect the available infrastructure and ensure that they have the required facilities to work with.

“Responding, Magu thanked the committee members and expressed his willingness to be supervised by the committee. “He added that he was always receptive to information and advice that would assist him and his team in the fight against corruption,” the release stressed.

Credit: NationalMirror