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Saturday, 7 May 2011

FG to deliver additional 750MW of electricity in Nov

Ode man
The Federal Government is set to deliver additional 750MW of electricity to the national grid from the multi-million dollars Olorusogun Phase II National Integrated Power (NIPP) by November this year.
The Olorunsogo project worth about $600 million is in addition to other ongoing NIPPs which are Omotosho, Ondo State; Ihovbo, Edo State; Alaoje, Abia State; Egbema, Imo State; Gbaran, Bayelsa State; Calabar, Cross River State; Omoku, Rivers State; Geregu, Kogi State and Sapele, Delta State.

Speaking with newsmen after a working tour of the project, in Olorunsogo, Ogun State, Vice President Namadi Sambo said government was committed to delivering stable electricity supply to Nigerians before the end of the four years of the President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration.
“In another six months from now, the entire project would be completed and have 750MW added to the national grid,” Sambo said.

He told journalists that “we have just signed a contract with Nigerians and that is why we have to ensure that we deliver power to Nigerians”, Sambo said, adding that the government of President Goodluck Jonathan was in a hurry to improve the social and economic lives of the citizenry.

“We have no time to waste to improve our social status and change the fortunes of Nigeriansreassuring the electorate of government’s commitment to delivering on their election promises.

Culled from Vanguard Newspaper

4 Comments:

  • At 7 May 2011 at 08:11 , Anonymous R4BIZ said...

    Did Ode man survive or was he wasted like friend plantain?

     
  • At 7 May 2011 at 08:30 , Anonymous Alicia says... said...

    I'll believe it when i see it. its about time they ubgrade to supplying power from underground. all those electricity poles going every which way is soooo unattractive and not really safe.

     
  • At 7 May 2011 at 18:50 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Is that not 'photoshop' or did the fool sit on wires for real? odensin!

     
  • At 9 May 2011 at 09:21 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    lmaoooo. u guys are funny. Photoshop or not, anything is possible in Nigeria. On that note, I will keep on believing cos for real, it cannot be like this till Jesus comes back. I think He'll have a problem with that too.

     

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