Kunle Kalejaye 14 February 2016, Sweetcrude, Lagos – The Lagos State government says about 32 communities in Badagry area will benefit from its ‘Light Up Lagos Project’.
This was disclosed by the Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr. Wale Oluwo, at a press briefing to unveil the project components during a visit in Badagry.
The initiative which was introduced by the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, aims to make electricity available to parts of the state.
The 32 communities are in Apa, Owode and Seme border areas of Badagry which had been cut off from the national grid for the past sixteen years.
Conducting journalists round the Apa, Owode and Seme border communities, the commissioner said the state government was poised to make life easy for Lagosians hence the need to reconnect the thirty two communities to the national grid to promote economic and social activities and enhance security.
The commissioner called on the communities where the state government is providing electricity to take ownership of the programme by safeguarding public amenities against theft and vandalism.