|Gov Udom Emmanuel|
The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, has called on the Federal Government to expedite action on the development of power infrastructure in Nigeria to enhance the distribution of electricity to the citizens.
Emmanuel made the disclosed when the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, visited him at the Government House, Uyo.
The governor said the Independent Power Plant (IPP) at Ikot Abasi had generated sufficient power so far and was awaiting evacuation by the distribution companies.
He expressed delight at the assurances given by the minister that the Federal Government was working out modalities for the reimbursement of funds expended on federal assets.