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Babatunde Fashola inaugurates electrical transformers in Lagos

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The  Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola,on Monday, has inaugurated one 15 MVA transformer, 20 operational transformers and 20 vehicles at Eko Electricity Distribution Company (Eko Disco) worth billions of naira.

Fashola inaugurated the projects shortly after the 19th Power Sector Stakeholders forum in Akangba Training School in Surulere, Lagos.

The minister expressed satisfaction on the performance of the management team of Eko Disco led by its Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Oladele Amoda.

“l was not surprised when the owners of Eko Disco decided to keep him (Amoda).

“He is not only a prolific scholar, who reads and writes well, he is also technically savvy as you can see in his unscripted remarks.

“I want to thank Engineer Amoda for his warm remarks. I knew him way back when I was the governor here in Lagos. He was very responsive to our needs as a state then.

“And I also warmly welcome the spirit with which he has reminded us that we have work to do on the transmission side,’’ he said.

Earlier, Amoda had highlighted the achievements of his company since the last quarterly meeting was held.

“In addition to what the Honourable Minister will be commissioning today which includes one 15MVA transformer that can transmit 12 MW of power, we have added 60MVA in Ajah, 15MVA in Oke-Ira, Lekki and Alagbon.

“Others to be added are 15MVA at Fowler, Bourdillon, Anifowoshe and Akungba,’’ he said.

He said the purpose of the huge investment was to key into the Federal Government’s programme of incremental power output.

“By the time we complete all our ongoing projects at Adelabu, Stadium, Tejuosho, Surulere, Coker, Ijora and its environs, the network will be able to receive increased power from the transmission company and distribute accordingly to our numerous customers,’’ he said.

On embedded power initiatives, he said that First Power Company had built 13 MW embedded power, adding that “we are getting an incremental power as directed by the minister.’’

“We are waiting for tariff adjustment by NERC accordingly and this will attract more investors and promote willing buyers and willing sellers’ principles,’’ he added.

Source: ( PM News )

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End SARS: Masari Charges Judicial Panel To Fish Out Perpetrators Of Police Brutality

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#EndSARS: Masari Charge Judicial Panel To Fish Out Perpetrators Of SARS Brutality

Aminu Masari

Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari of Katsina State has urged the 11 men committee Judicial Panel to give recommendations going forward to end police brutality in the state.

He gave the charge during the inauguration at Government House Katsina on Saturday.

He also tasked them to come forward with general recommendations that will promote an endearing relationship between the Nigerian Police Force and the general public.

Read Also: #EndSARS: TVC Back On Air — Four Days After Mob Attack

The panel of inquiry will be headed by Justice Abbas Abdullahi Bawale of the Katsina State High Court of Justice.

Other members of the Commission include Retired AIG Danlami Yar’adua, Alhaji Mustapha Ibrahim Zango, Alhaji Bello Musa Dankano, Professor Usman Dhun-nurain, Hajiya Rabi Mohammed, and Ibrahim Ahmad Katsina.

 

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#EndSARS: TVC Back On Air — Four Days After Mob Attack

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#EndSARS: TVC Back On Air — Four Days After Mob Attack

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Television Continental popularly known as TVC News is back on air after it was attacked by suspected hoodlums on Wednesday morning.

Recall that the host of popular ladies show ‘Your View’, Morayo Afolabi-Brown, had confirmed during the show on Wednesday that hoodlums had entered the premises of TVC.

The hoodlums had attacked the TV station a few hours after #EndSARS protesters were killed at the Lekki Toll Gate by soldiers on Tuesday night.

Also Read: End SARS Protest: Abia Govt Relaxes Curfew

There were speculations that the TV station was attacked because of its link to the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu.

Workers of the TV station were rescued by Men of the Police Rapid Response Squad who were in the compound to offer protection.

 

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End SARS Protest: Abia Govt Relaxes Curfew

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#EndSARS Protest: Abia Govt Relaxes Curfew

Okezie Ikpeazu

Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu has lifted the 24-hour curfew on two major cities in the state following the outbreak of violence when the #EndSARS protest was hijacked by hoodlums.

Recall that on Tuesday night,  Aba and Umuahia went under curfew in a statement by the Governor.

However, following the return of calm to the affected areas, Ikpeazu directed that the curfew in the State be relaxed to now take effect from 6 pm to 6 am from Sunday, 25th October 2020.

Also Read: Edo govt extends ultimatum for escaped inmates by one week

This was made known by the State Commissioner for Information, John Okiyi Kalu.

The Governor also directed all markets in the State to be reopened during the day, while Market committees should mobilize adequate security teams to watch over the markets at night and during the day.

Governor Ikpeazu further directed all commercial tricycle operators to henceforth vacate the roads during the curfew time of 6 pm-6 am daily.

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