BreakingNews August 4, 2013 - Joy as Anambra Community Gets ELectricity

 [ Masterweb Reports ] – Governor Peter Obi has commissioned the Ndiokolo-Ndiokpaleke Rural Electricity Project in Orumba North Local Government Area.  The project was initiated and completed by Governor Obi administration.

 

Governor Obi said the project was in line with the policy of his administration to open up all rural communities with massive infrastructural development.  He recalled that the area had been without light until the intervention of his administration.  The Governor explained that his government was working in all sectors in every community to uplift quality of life in all parts of the State.

 

The Commissioner for Public Utilities and Water Resources, Mr. Emeka Nwankwu said the project was completed under the second phase of the State Rural Electricity Scheme and regretted that nothing was done in the sector by successive past administrations since the completion of the first phase in the old Anambra State.

 

Mr Nwankwu explained that every part of the State is now connected to the National Grid while over four hundred transformers have been distributed and installed in various communities by the Governor Obi administration.  He enjoined the benefiting communities to take full ownership of the facilities and project them from vandalism.

 

The Traditional rural of Ndiokpaleke, Igwe Brown Okpaleke said that Governor Obi was the first Governor to visit the area and noted that his government had touched the lives of the people in a special way.

 

Also speaking, the Transition Committee Chairman Orumba North, Mr. Emeka Aforka said the Governor had brought a new dawn to the area and commended his giant strides in transforming the State. He told the people that the project was done by the State Government and to deal with some people acting as agents of politicians going round the towns in the State claiming that they did the projects clearly done by the Government.

 

*Photo Caption – Gov. Obi  with the Commissioner for Public Utilities, Dr. Emeka Nwankwu (right), and the traditional Ruler of Ndiokpaleke, Igwe Brown Okpaleke (left) at the  commissioning of Ndiokolo-Ndiokpaleke Rural Electricity Project in Orumba North Local Government Area.

 
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