By Olorunmotito Kayode, Abuja
The Senator representing Kogi West, Sen. Smart Adeyemi has released N45M for Rural Electrification Projects in Kogi West Communities
The Communities include; Illu -Afon, Ottafun, Idoyi, Ila, Iluke, Aghara, Odahi, Ogharu Communities in Kabba/Bunu, Mopa-Amuro and Ijumu LGAs to National grid.
This is to be carried out along with the provisions of over 70 Solar lights across Kiri Land in Bunu District of Kabba/Bunu LGA of Kogi West Senatorial District.
This comes after pleas by Hon. Nathaniel Ojo Taiwo for Kabba/Bunu Local Government Chairman spoke to Senator Adeyemi on the disturbing issues as the communities have been in darkness over a decade.
Reacting, Sen. Adeyemi said it was shocking and uncomfortable to him that some communities can still be in darkness in this present era in his Senatorial district where the world is turning to a Global village.
He immediately released N45 million for the supplies of over 70 Solar Poles at N450, 000 and also released another huge amount for the reconection to the National Grid, “For the entire areas to enjoy light before the end of the year so that they can celebrate their Christmas and New Year in a very convenient atmosphere, and to curb the rates of crime in the society.
The project which will commence by weekend cumulatively will cost him over Fifty Million Naira for it to be in proper shape.
Hon. Nathaniel Ojo Taiwo in his closing remarks appreciate the Senator for matching his words with action.
“The rates at which Senator Smart takes the love and his commitment towards the development and growth of the Senatorial district with much concern and Bunu People in particular is commendable. He stated
“Bunu people will not forget you in a hurry as you have write your name in Gold in their hearts and generation to come will remember your generosity towards our Jerusalem.”
The benefitting communities for powered solar lights Taki, Ihale, Ofere, Osomule, Suku, Ilehi, Giro, Akutupa, Ayetoro, Sado and Ike.
Meanwhile; road construction are on going in several communities which cut across Kogi West Senatorial District while others in the pipeline will be roll out soon and the names of the benefiting communities.