New TCN transmission region to boost economic activities in Kano -Official

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says   has carved out a new transmission region in Kano from the old Kaduna Region.

This brings to 10 the number of TCN operation centres in the region.

TCN’s General Manager, Public , Mrs Ndidi Mbah, this known in a statement in Abuja on Friday.

She said that the creation of the Kano transmission region became necessary owing to the rapid economic and industrial development being witnessed Kano and its environs.

“Kano transmission region has under its supervision one sub- office and several Centres, all housing 13 Transmission Substations (TS), ” she said.

Mbah said that the TS includes Kumbotso, Dan Agundi, Dakata, Tamburawa,  Kwanar Dangora, Wudil and Kankia.

Others, according to her, are Katsina, Daura, Dutse, Hadejia, Azare and Gagarawa .

She said that the new Kano region currently has ongoing transmission substation projects which when completed would further increase bulk transmission capacity in the new region.

Mbah said that the  transmission region would  further improve efficiency the region and enable TCN engineers to readily access and resolve technical issues the new region.

” Before the creation of the  region, major decisions has to be referred to Kaduna region for directives, and supply of materials were sometimes delayed due to logistic from Kaduna,

“The proximity of the new region would radically reduce downtime and eliminate time lost when materials have to be conveyed from the Kaduna region,” she said.

According to her, TCN is determined to continue to rehabilitate and its network in line with its rehabilitation and expansion plans.(NAN)