//PRESIDENCY JUSTIFIES EXPORTATION OF POWER TO NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES

PRESIDENCY JUSTIFIES EXPORTATION OF POWER TO NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES

Presidency on Tuesday said Nigeria exports power to neighbouring countries in order to prevent the damming of water that feeds the nation’s major power plants.

This comes after a report describing how Nigeria has continued to export electricity to other countries on credit while blackouts persist within its borders.

The presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu while responding to the report described it as hyperbolic and misleading, adding that over 90 percent of the electricity generated in the country was distributed and consumed by Nigerians