NDDC distributes transformers in Delta

12 June 2015, Asaba – As part of efforts to enhance electricity in the nine member states of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, the commission has embarked on the distribution of transformers of various capacities to communities in the region.

NDDCThe member, representing Delta State on the board of the commission, Chief Tom Amioku, while flagging off the distribution of 95 units of 500 and 300 KVA, 33-11 lines transformers for communities in Delta State, said that electricity was key to socio-economic growth of the region, hence the acquisition of over 1,000 units of transformers by NDDC to boost power supply in the area.

Amioku, accompanied by the Delta State Director, NDDC, Mr Gbubemi Ogor and other management staff of the commission, said that the commission as an interventionist agency will continue to embark on programmes that will promote peace and development in the Niger Delta region.

He charged the benefitting communities to guard the transformers against vandalism, assuring those yet to receive to be patient, adding that the Delta State office of the commission received over 600 requests for transformers  but only 95 units were assigned to the state.

 

– Vanguard

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