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Electricity failure: KWSG expends over N11m on power in 32 communities



By Opeyemi Daniel


The sum of eleven million naira has been committed by the Kwara State Government in conjunction with the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) to restore power in about 32 communities that had suffered power outage for the past four months in Ilorin the state capital.

A press statement made available to journalists and signed by the Press Secretary, state Ministry for Energy, Mr. BabatundeToyinAbdulRasheed, said last weekend.

AbdulRasheed said the sum of eleven million fifty thousand naira (N11,050,000) has been committed by the Kwara State Government to ensure that power is restored to the communities suffering power outage as a result of faulty control panel at Apalara sub-injection station.

He noted that the Commissioner for the ministry, MallamTaiyeElejaBanu, assured that power had already been restored to some of the affected communities including Kuntu, Adeta, Pakata, IsaleJagun, Idigba, IpataOloje, Sakele, Ita-Merin, Alore, Oloje, Anifowoshe, IsaleBanni and Abemi.
He, therefore, assured other affected communities that they will soon start enjoying uninterrupted power supply.

He said, “The IBEDC technical manager has assured the state government and the affected communities that in the next few days power will be restored to the remaining communities especially; Abayawo, Gaa-Osibi, Ogidi, Owode Street, IsaleAsalapa, among others.”

The release also quoted Mall TaiyeEleja reiterating the commitment of the government in ensuring that residents of the state generally enjoy uninterrupted power supply as part of its priority to improve the welfare of the citizenry in the area of socio-economiic activities.



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