Gov. Makinde Says Oyo Will Soon Commence Generation, Distribution Of Electricity
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has promised to work assiduously to ensure that the state emerges first to attain energy sufficiency in the country.
He said this during the commissioning of an electrification project in Olorunda Ogunsola Idi-Obi and environs in Ona-Ara Local Government Area facilitated by Chief Dotun Sanusi to complement efforts of the state government
Governor Makinde said Oyo state would soon commence the generation and distribution of electricity for the benefit of the people with the recent legislation to regulate electricity supply across the country,
While lauding the support of Chief Dotun Sanusi in facilitating the project, Governor Makinde said the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) must ensure a discount in its billing of the people to compensate for the donated facilities.
Earlier, the facilitator of the 500 and 300 KVA transformers as well as other electrical facilities, Chief Dotun Sanusi affirmed that the motivation for the project is inspired by the exploit of the Governor in lifting the bar of governance in Oyo state.