Ogun govt distributes solar power kits to Ijebu North community - NIGERIAN NEWSORBIT


Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Ogun govt distributes solar power kits to Ijebu North community

Ogun State Ministry of Rural Development has distributed solar energy kits to residents of Ehin-Etiri village in Ijebu North East Local Government in Ogun East Senatorial District of the State.

Speaking while presenting the solar power kits to the residents of the community recently, Commissioner in charge of the Ministry, Engr. Taiwo Oludotun, said the kits would enhance domestic activities of the dwellers and further increase agricultural engagements, particularly, palm oil production, which is the predominant occupation of the villagers.

Oludotun, represented by the Ministry’s Director of Planning, Research and Statistics, Mr. Adekunle Oyesanwen, said with the distribution of the solar home energy kits, the issue of lack of power supply in the community would be a thing of the past.

He said, "we brought these solar power home kits to your village because we heard you produce palm oil here, and I am sure that the solar power will help enhance your business, especially your palm oil production

"The present administration is interested in boosting the economic activities of the people, and this is one of the ways to show that we can assist this community to increase the scope of your agricultural production. It would also help you to light up your rooms at night, listen to radio and music and charge your mobile phones’’, he added.

Earlier in his welcome address, Director of Rural Electrification in the Ministry, Engr. Ismail Balogun, urged beneficiaries to make judicious use of the kits, and handle them with care to ensure they serve the purpose for which they are meant.

 In his remarks, the village head, Prince Mufutau Adebanjo, who spoke on behalf of the beneficiaries said the gesture would positively impact their living conditions, promising that they would properly maintained the solar power kits

It will be recalled that the Ministry has recently made similar presentation of the Solar Energy Kits to communities in Ogun West and Ogun Central Districts of the State.

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