Twenty-Three Communities Benefit From Benue Electrification Projects

Channels Television
8 Apr 2017

Twenty Three communities including Opaha in Apa Local Government and Daula Jato communities, are benefiting from the One Billion Naira Benue state rural electrification project, as they break the jinx of darkness.

The Special Adviser on Rural Development, Mister Adzer Abya while inspecting the functional electricity projects in company of some members of the Benue state Executive Council, urged contractors handling the Uturugh power project to ensure timely completion.

A retired Warrant Officer from Opaha community in Apa Local Government, commend the governor Samuel Ortom led administration for bringing civilization to his people, who throughout their lives, use local lanterns for visibility at night.

A delegation from the Benue state Executive Council, led by the Special Adviser on Rural Development, Mr Adzer Abya and Tahav Agerzua, the Special Adviser on Media, inspecting ongoing rural electricity projects across the state.

Communities like Opaha and Daula Jato in Apa and Gwer East local government areas, are among Ten communities already benefiting from the N1 Billion rural electrification project.

A retired Warrant Office from Opaha, Mister Christopher Ella, is full of appreciation to governor Samuel Ortom, for electrifying his community.

” This community has been for many years without light. Everybody here uses lamp and candle, but now that you people (government), has given us light, we are enjoying it and we are very happy”.

The Special Adviser on Rural Development and Cooperatives in Benue State, Mister Adzer Abya, explain the rural electrification projects in Twenty Three communities across the state, costing about a Billion Naira.

” We have spent almost a Billion Naira on electrification in Benue state. We have over 23 electrical projects going on in the state and we have completed a few of them that are already working”.

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