Akwa Ibom is set to produce electricity meters

*Electricity meters.

*Electricity meters.

07 February 2016, Uyo — 18 Technical partners from China, Pakistan and India have arrived Akwa Ibom State to conclude arrangements for the take-off of a meter manufacturing company, Metering Solutions Manufacturing Services Limited, MSMSL, which ground breaking was performed last December in Awa – Iman, Onna Local Government Area.

Interacting with Government House correspondents after a meeting with Governor Udom Emmanuel, the spokesperson for the metering manufacturing plant, Mr. Zhang Loohang, said that the facility is sited in Akwa Ibom because of its strategic location in the Gulf of Guinea and attributed its establishment to the passion for making electricity available and affordable in the state by Emmanuel.

Loohang explained that Metering Solutions Manufacturing Services Limited is a conglomerate of several companies, which would partner to proffer solution to problems arising from electricity generation and distribution.

He added that the company, when operational, will produce single-phase and three-phase electricity meters in various configurations and mountings, light weight, slim skeletal, compact meters for pole top installation, prepayment type meters, split type electricity meters, standard one unit electricity meters, bulk electricity meters, maximum demand meters and smart electricity meters.

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