Edo govt signs agreement to boost power supply

*Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.

17 March 2017, Sweetcrude, Benin City – The Edo State government and Ossiomo Power and Infrastructural Project have signed a power sales and purchase agreement aimed at providing the state uninterrupted power supply.

“We should be able to deliver 24/7 uninterrupted power to all government establishments located in Sapele Road axis, including Government House, Secretariat, Court Complex, Central Hospital, House of Assembly and also the Oba’s Palace,” said state governor Godwin Obaseki.

“This transaction is the first phase of a 50-megawatt plant. This is the first five megawatt, which the state is committed to purchasing from the conversation and negotiations that had taken place over the last three months,” he added.


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