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Vice President Shettima commissions an electric energy meter factory in Anambra



from Ifeoma Ejiofor Nnewi

The Vice-President, Kashim Shettima, has inaugurated an electric energy meter manufacturing factory in Oraifite, Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State.

Speaking during the inauguration at the factory’s premises in Oraifite on Thursday, Shettima said the energy factory, Advanced Energy Management Solutions, would help the Federal Government in its efforts at addressing the power challenges in the country.

The vice president, who acknowledged the electric meter shortage in the country, said the factory would help reduce the meter shortage gap.

He said, “We commend this initiative as we commission the factory to the glory of God and the use of humanity. This will help reduce the shortage gap of prepaid meters in the country.

“We believe that the establishment of the factory will help resolve the power supply challenges facing the country by addressing the critical issue of the very high metering gap among consumers.

“It is also a direct response to the call by the Federal Government for local and foreign investors to invest in Nigeria, create jobs and stimulate economic activities all around the country.”

The Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Energy Management Solutions, Okechukwu Onyejiuwa, in his address earlier, said the factory could produce 1.4 million meters annually to tackle the power shortage in the country.

He also noted that the factory was established to support the government’s efforts to resolve the country’s power supply challenges by addressing the critical issue of the very high metering gap.

He said, “This factory has the capacity to produce 1.4 million meters annually. The establishment is to support the government’s efforts to resolve the country’s power supply challenges by addressing the critical issue of the very high metering gap amongst consumers.

“This facility possesses the capability to produce Single Phase and Three Phase as well as Maximum Demand Meters. The manufacturing facility is equipped with advanced, cutting-edge equipment and machinery to manufacture a wide range of MD and non-MD smart energy meters, as well as feeder meters of accuracy class ranging from 0.2S to 1S in compliance with national and international standards.

Other projects commissioned by the vice president included the official commissioning of Ijele 93.1FM housing units donated for widows, among others.

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