Oyo State Governor, Eng. Seyi Makinde on Monday commissioned private electrification projects executed by the Chief Executive Officer, Ilaji Hotels and Sports Resort, Eng. Dotun Sanusi.
Disclosing this through a Twitter post, The governor, who commended Eng. Sanusi’s magnanimity said the businessman keyed into the government’s vision, to make the state energy sufficient under Omituntun 2.0.
Makinde, who disclosed that the state government has created a regulatory body known as the Oyo State Electricity, to facilitate investment in the sector, said with the recent amendment of the 1999 Nigerian Constitution, the state government is seeking to partner with private investors in the sustainable energy sector, to meet the over 400MW deficit in the state.
“This morning, we commissioned electrification projects executed by my brother, Engr Dotun Sanusi, the CEO of Ilaji Hotels and Sports Resort, in Idi-Obi, Jigan, Kure, Olorunda Ogunsola and environs in Ona-Ara LGA. Engr Sanusi’s magnanimity is commendable and key to our vision to make Oyo State energy sufficient under Omituntun 2.0.
“With the recent amendment of the 1999 Nigerian Constitution, our administration is seeking to partner with private investors in the sustainable energy sector to meet the over 400MW deficit in our dear state. We have already created the Oyo State Electricity Regulatory Commission to facilitate investments in the sector,” he wrote.
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