The Minister of Power Bayo Adelabu, has said that the Federal Government is working towards generating twenty thousand megawatts of electricity by 2026 and sixty thousand megawatts by 2060.
The Minister disclosed this in Osogbo, Osun State capital during his visit to the National Control Centre of the Transmission Company of Nigeria.
Adelabu revealed the short and long term plans of the ministry towards increasing power generation, transmission and distribution in Nigeria, adding that two more power substations would come up in the next few months, courtesy of the presidential power initiative of the Federal Government.
Adelabu also warned that any employee found sabotaging the efforts of government in the power sector would be made to face the music.
He equally revealed that a panel has been set up to investigate what caused the recent inferno at the power substation of the TCN in Birnin Kebbi.