Over one million residents of Magboro, Ibafo, Mowe and other communities in Ogun State are set to get a reprieve by December after 10 years of total blackout.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company Plc, whose areas of coverage are Oyo, Osun, Kwara and Ogun states, and part of Ekiti and Niger states, said it would spend N60m to link the communities to the existing distribution line from the new Abeokuta 132/33KV substation of the Transmission Company of Nigeria.
The Chief Technical Officer, IBEDC, Mr. Ade Ayileka, who stated this on Thursday during a tour of the substation and the examination of the construction of the line and poles to link the communities, said, “This is a new transmission station; the power capacity here is available and it is much more than the power capacity that is coming from Ojere. Moving from this place, we are going to the communities through which the line passes before it gets to Mowe/Ibafo. Read more