Ondo State Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu has inaugurated a distribution intervention project for the improvement of electricity supply at Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo, Ondo State.
The project was done by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) Limited.
This was revealed by the Media Adviser to the Managing Director, NDPHC, Mr Adesanta Adejokun, in a statement in Abuja on Sunday.
He said that the project included the construction of 1×2.5 Mega Volt Ampere (MVA) 33/11 Kilo Volt (kV) injection substation.
“With associated 33kV/11kV & LT lines & installation of three 500kVA distribution substation transformers, “he said.
Adejokun said that Akeredolu who was represented by his deputy, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa, thanked President Muhammadu Buhari through the management of Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) for the project.
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The governor said, “looking at the technical details of this project and its benefits, an upgrade from 2.5MVA to 7.5MVA, I believe it will address two critical areas of concern to our administration in this corridor.
” This is another landmark achievement in the power sector. There is no gainsaying the fact that power supply is very significant to our individual and national lives.
“Nigeria has had a long history of problematic public power supply but when the APC government came on board, we promised to change the narrative through massive infrastructural development.
“Access to adequate electricity in educational facilities like Rufus Giwa Polytechnic. It will also increase economic activities on campus and its environs,” he said.