The Federal Government, through the Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency, NEMSA, has said only 10,692 electricity projects out of 15,931 are certified as excellent and standardized in the country’s power industry.
NEMSA’s Managing Director, Aliyu Tahir disclosed this on Sunday.
Tahir said the process of Inspection and certification is required to mitigate the hazards associated with the abuse of electricity, which can result in injuries, fatalities, and equipment damage.
According to him, the agency has monitored 12,114 power systems nationwide.
He said, “Inspection of over 15,931 electricity projects nationwide, out of which 10,692 have been certified fit for use by NEMSA.”
He added that NEMSA has inspected over 3,255 electrical installations at factories and hazardous buildings.