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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INTENSIFIES EFFORT ON IMPROVEMENT OF ELECTRICITY SUPPLY IN THE COUNTRY.

In an effort to improve on the supply of electricity in the country as part of the campaign promises made by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Federal Government has intensified efforts towards the completion of all on-going power projects in the country to increase electricity access and generation capacity.

Accordingly, the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) in line with the Federal Governments’ thinking has focussed its attention on the completion of all on-going rural electrification projects spread across the six geo-political zones of the country as provided for in the capital budget allocations of the Agency.

This will be a continues process until a significant progress is achieved towards the electrification of all rural communities in the country.

The pictures below show some of the efforts made by the Agency in compliance with the Federal Government directive for the completion of all on-going rural electrification projects in the country.  

Completed 200kva HT/LT in Inisa Community in Ejigbo LGA, Osun State

 

200kva substation Completed and Commissioned at Ogunbode2 Lagelu LGA, Oyo State.

 

Similarly, to sustain these projects, the Agency has continued with the sensitization and formation of Rural Electricity Users Corporative Society (REUCS) an initiative introduced by the Agency.

The REUCS is aimed at creating awareness in the communities on the productive use of electricity, operation, maintenance, as well as protection of the network sited in the communities against vandalism and theft of the electrical installations / equipment.

The pictures below show some staff of the Agency carrying out the sensitization exercise of the rural community with a view to establishing the REUCS

The staff of the Agency (standing in blue) Sensitizing Taware community in Kogi Local Govt, Kogi State

 

REA staff (seated in purple) sensitizing Katai, Jumar Kudu, Jumar Kwari, community, in Wudil Local Govt, Kano State

 

Mr. Christian E. Gekpe of REA (standing) demonstrating to the Awgunta community in Awgu Local Govt of Enugu State during one of the sensitization/Formation of REUCS Exercises