GIST: More Than 60 Million People Own Generators In Nigeria – BBC

So according to the BBC’s Tomi Oladipo who reports from Lagos in Nigeria, 60 million people own generators to provide electricity for their homes and businesses. He says “the country has experienced major power shortages for decades and made daily power blackouts the norm” which is very true. He tells of how these expensive and potentially dangerous generators have become a way of life in Nigeria.