By Chijioke Kingsley
Abuja (Sundiata Post) – Engr, Abdu Mohammed, the Managing Director of the Jos Electricity Distribution Company, has reiterated his commitment in boosting electricity supply in it’s franchise States of Bauchi, Gombe, Benue and Plateau State.
He stated this recently during a courtesy visit to the Management of Mainstream Energy in Abuja with the cardinal aim of procuring more energy from them
Speaking during the Mohammed disclosed that JED under his leadership was determined to live up to its mandate of delivering qualitative and reliable electricity supply to its franchise States.
He said to achieve the feat effectively, there was the need to concretize arrangements on power procurement from a very credible and solid enterprise.
The JED boss who was optimistic that the company would soon become the best DISCO in energy distribution in the country owing to the quantum of investments by the new owner asserted that the visit was centered on effective collaboration between the two companies.
In his words, “The visit to the headquarters of Mainstream Energy was to initiate discussions on bilateral power procurement and other investment-related issues”.
Engr Mohammed explained that the visit was consequent upon the directive by the regulator that all the DISCOS in the country should commence engagement with the power generation companies for bilateral power procurement stressing, “We are here in line with this directive”.
On his part, the Managing Director of Mainstream Energy, Engr Lamu Audu who thanked the Jos Disco boss said he was eagerly looking forward to the actualization of the bilateral discussion.
While commending Engr Mohammed for the visit, the Managing Director of Mainstream Energy disclosed that his company was ready to assist JED Plc to achieve its set goals.
Our correspondent reports that this was contained in a statement signed by the Head Corporate Communications Jos Electricity Distribution Company, Dr. Friday Adakole Elijah.