Aba, Abia State, Witnesses Historic Handover of Electricity Ringfence to Geometric Power

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Aba, a bustling commercial hub in Abia State, and the entire Southeast region of Nigeria celebrated a significant milestone with the formal handover of the Aba Electricity Ringfence to Geometric Power, led by Prof. Barth Nnaji. The event marked the resolution of a prolonged ownership dispute between Geometric Power and Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (Disco), facilitated by the Nigerian Government and the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE).

The handover ceremony, which took place yesterday, symbolized a giant leap forward in the quest for reliable electricity supply in Aba and its environs. The Aba Electricity Ringfence, a critical infrastructure project, holds the promise of addressing longstanding power challenges and catalyzing economic development in the region.

The ownership dispute, which had lingered for an extended period, created uncertainty and hindered progress in the electrification efforts of Aba. However, with the intervention of the Nigerian Government and BPE, a resolution was reached, paving the way for the transfer of control to Geometric Power, a renowned player in the energy sector with a track record of innovative solutions.

Prof. Barth Nnaji, the driving force behind Geometric Power, expressed his gratitude for the resolution of the dispute and reiterated the company’s commitment to delivering reliable electricity services to Aba and its surrounding communities. He highlighted the transformative impact that access to uninterrupted power would have on businesses, households, and overall socio-economic development in the region.

The handover ceremony was attended by key stakeholders, government officials, representatives from Geometric Power, and members of the local community. It served as a testament to the collaborative efforts and determination of all parties involved in resolving the ownership dispute and advancing the electrification agenda in Aba.

With the Aba Electricity Ringfence now under the management of Geometric Power, expectations are high for improved power supply reliability, reduced downtime, and enhanced productivity for businesses operating in the area. The milestone represents a significant step towards realizing the full potential of Aba as a thriving industrial and commercial center within the Southeast region.

As Aba embarks on this new chapter in its energy journey, stakeholders remain optimistic about the positive outcomes that will stem from the efficient management of the electricity infrastructure. The handover signifies not only a resolution to a protracted dispute but also a renewed sense of hope and optimism for the residents and businesses of Aba and the entire Southeast region.


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