After 15 years of black out, The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is set to complete the 132/33kv sub-station in Okitipupa, Ondo State.
NDDC Executive Director, Projects, Mr. Charles Ogunmola, who visited the project site at Okitipupa, said the project which is at 95% completion will be finished in three months time.
Mr. Ogunmola stated that the NDDC is committed to providing electricity to oil-producing communities in Ondo South Senatorial District that have been without electricity for the past 15 years, adding that the speedy completion of the sub-station in Okitipupa will help achieve that goal and move the people from the 20th century to the 21st.
Mr. Ogunmola said: “We are committed to lighting up the seven local government areas and the oil-producing communities in Ondo South Senatorial District that have not been connected to the National Grid for the past 15 years.”
According to the NDDC Executive Director, Projects, completion of the sub-station project will boost economic activities in Ondo State, address the people’s needs and improve their living standards.