The Minister of Power, Babatunde Fashola has said that the sixth turbine belonging to Egbin Power Plc will come on stream in January, next year, bringing the total electricity megawatts to be generated by the plant to 1,320mw.
At the moment five of the six turbines generate about 1,100MW, but with the rehabilitation work on the sixth turbine billed for completion next month, the plant would be generating 1,320 megawatts of electricity.
Fashola revealed this during a meeting with the owners of power plants, concerned individuals and groups, also said works were in advance stage to repair the transformer used in powering the sixth turbine.
The Minister also added that this idea indicated hope for consumers that have been experienced poor power supply.
According to him, power is a critical infrastructure, which the administration of President Buhari has promised to fix alongside others.