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The Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) on Thursday recorded power generation of 1,656.80Mega Watts (MW) at 02:27:00 hour.

According to the Nigeria Electricity System Operator, in a report on their website, the power was distributed among the 11 distribution companies as follows: Ikeja 248.52, Abuja 190.53, Eko 180.52, Benin 149.11, Enugu 149.11, Ibadan 215.35, Jos 91.12, Kaduna 132.54, Kano 132.54, Port Harcourt 107.99, Yola 57.99.

The record shows a 76MW improvement on the Wednesday production of 1,580MW that followed the industrial action of the oil workers under the aegis of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) and the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG).

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Prior to the industrial action, electricity generation was last Friday 4,387MW and declined to about 2,800MW as a result of gas pipeline vandalism.

The Wednesday record of 1,580 was distributed to the 11 distribution companies as follows: Abuja 181.77, Ikeja 237.09, Eko 173, Benin 142.25, Enugu 142.25, Ibadan 205.48, Jos 86.83, Kano 126.45, Kaduna 126.4, Port Harcourt 102.74, and Yola 55.32.

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