The federal government of Nigeria introduced a Gas Transportation Network Code, which essentially, is a set of rules and guidelines for gas transportation in the country.
This was disclosed by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, on Tuesday, August 18.
Sylva made that known at the launch of the event which held at the Petroleum Development Training Fund (PTDF) Towers in Abuja.
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The minister explained that the execution of the Network Code which is meant to guide the use and operations of the Gas Transportation Network system will go a long way in deepening the domestic gas market while impacting positively on the growth and economic development of the country.
He explained further that with the unveiling of the Network Code coupled with other related interventions, there will be an improvement in Gas supply to Power, growth of Gas Based Industries (GBIs) with sustained penetration of the three streams of Gas-domestic LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas), LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas), and CNG (Compressed Natural Gas).
Earlier, Naijtech reported that a WhatsApp messaging solution has been launched by Ikeja Electric, Nigeria’s largest power distribution company.
The company explained that the innovation offers real-time customers complaints resolution and 24-hour customer support service.
According to the organization, WhatsApp Chatbot works like regular WhatsApp platform and enables seamless two-way communication between customer and the DisCo through the chat interface.
Ikeja Electric, while explaining the functionality, noted that through the dedicated WhatsApp Chatbot number 09088951626, customers can get their account details, check and pay bills, confirm payments, report faults, make complaints and request for prepaid meter.