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In a bid to seek an end to the perpetual darkness within Ibeju-Lekki Local Government due to lack of electricity,the Lagos State Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources in partnership with African Development Banke and National Rural Electric Coorperative Association (NRECA) on Wednesday 2nd November, 2022 engaged all Ibeju-Lekki Stakeholders to find a lasting solution to the menace and solicit support from the people of the Council Area to improve on power infrastructure.

In his opening address, the Executive Chairman of the Local Government, Hon.(Engr.) Abdullahi Sesan Olowa expressed his gratitude towards the move made by the State Government to provide a lasting solution to the general problem of epileptic power supply.

The Council Chair reiterated the need to hasting the restoration in order to return Ibeju-Lekki to its formal glory Economically,Socially and Developmentally.

Mayor Olowa emphasised on his commitment and that of his Administration to give maximum support to achieve the herculean task.
The onus,therefore, lies on Traditional Rulers of various communities within the Local Government to engage their people for the success of the project while also applauding the two organisations for starting this life changing project from Ibeju-Lekki.

The Representative of the Special Adviser on Energy and Mineral Resources, Engr. Ayodele Antonio stated that the Ministry of Energy which is the Coordinating Department on this project is ready to bring to light organisations willing to work toward the efforts of the Lagos State Government in restoring constant power supply in Various Communities within the State.

While addressing Ibeju-Lekki Stakeholders, the representative of the National Coorperative Association sensitised the people on how the success of the project is hinged on community participation and the need to form a Coorperative Association to drive and sustain the laudable Project.

The speaker from (NRECA) also said the test-run of the electrification Project will start in ten communities namely Oshoroko, Magbon-Alade among others while prepaid meters will also be distributed.

It was unanimously agreed that Ibeju-Lekki Stakeholders are ready to give their all in making the exercise successful.

Also at the occasion were the Secretary to the Local Government, Hon. Adewale Adebanjo, other Political Office Holders, the Onisolu Of Solu-Alade, Oba Muhideen Adewale Balogun and other Traditional Rulers, Religious Leaders and other Stakeholders.

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