Just like his Sokoto counterpart,Governor Ibikunle Amosun(Ogun State) has commissioned a 85KWp Solar Hybrid mini-grid electricity project at Gbamu-Gbamu village in Ijebu – East Central Local Council Development Area of the State.The project was built to supply electricity to 487 households.
The Governor said that the project is in accordance with his administration’s rural infrastructural development agenda and that it will be of great benefit to SME’s in the State.
Representing the Federal government,Mr Suleiman Hassan Zarma(The Minister of State for power,works and housing)made known their committment and support for the project as a way of achieving stable ,uninterrupted power supply for the average Nigerians.
He also stated that the federal government is deliberately represented at the event to demonstrate its support for provision of electricity to remote communities using local resources -such as power and wind.And through this, more jobs and healthcare (apart from electricity) will be ensured.
Also on hand to receive the Dignitaries and express thanks were Mr Adekunle Fayomi(The Baale of GbamuGbamu) and Barrister Adebayo Osikomaiya(The Chairman of Ijebu East-central L.C.D.A).