Alausa power project ready October

Monsur Olowoopejo

13 February 2013, Sweetcrude, Lagos – Lagos State governor, Babatunde Fashola, has said the Alausa Independent Power Project, IPP, being constructed to provide power supply for the entire State Secretariat in Alausa, Ikeja, would be ready this October.

Fashola said the state was almost completing the design of a broadband infrastructure for Lagos state, saying “the state is already working with two companies on the project.”

The governor represented by the Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, spoke in a statement at the commencement of the Lagos State Science and Technology, LASTECH, Week, with the theme “Promoting the development of science and technology through entrepreneurship education,” at the Adeyemi Bero Auditorium, Alausa Secretariat.

He said: “The difference between developed countries and developing is science and technology and the rule of law, adding “Power supply and Broadband falls under science and technology.”

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