Nigeria considers supplying electricity to Chad

Nigeria government has considered supplying electricity to the Republic of Chad.

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, made the announcement on Sunday, October 26 after a meeting was held to discuss its possibility.

“Meeting between Ministry of Power, TCN, and the Chadian Minister of Energy, Mrs Ramatou Mahamat Houtouin, to discuss the possibilities of connecting the Republic of Chad to the Nigerian national grid [was held] on Wednesday, October 21, 2020,” the TCN said on Twitter.

Nigeria has a fluctuating power generation of between 3,000 to 4,500 megawatts in recent years.

But are currently exporting electricity to three neighbouring countries, namely Republics of Benin, Niger and Togo.

Also, total power generation in the country fell to 3,474.5MW in the morning of Sunday, October 25, from 3,776.5MW on Saturday, this is according to data obtained from the Nigerian Electricity System Operator.

Meanwhile, Nigerians have reacted to the idea of the government supplying light to Chad.

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