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The Nigeria Federal Government has disclosed that it received delivery of seven new power transformers in the Akangba 330/132kV transmission substation to boost the electricity supply.

This was made known by Ndidi Mbah, the General Manager of Public Affairs at Transmission Company of Nigeria, in a statement on Thursday.

According to TCN, the transformers range from 60 megavolt-amperes to 100MVA and are part of the ongoing TCN/World Bank Power projects.

Accordingly, Alausa, Akoka, Itire and Amuwo, all in Lagos State, are the beneficiary substations.

The statement reads, “Seven new power transformers with capacities ranging from 60MVA to 100MVA and their accessories were recently delivered to Akangba 330/132kV Transmission Substation.

“The transformers are part of the ongoing TCN/World Bank power projects and would be distributed to Alausa 132/33kV Transmission Substation, Akoka 132/33kV Transmission Substation, Maryland 132/33kV Transmission Substation, Itire 132/33kV Transmission Substation and Amuwo 132/33kV Transmission Substation.

“While the above-listed substations will receive one transfer each, the Akoko 132/33kV Substation and Amuwo 132/33kV Substation will receive two transformers each.

“When installed, the transformers substantially increase the company’s transmission capacity”.

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