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Sokoto Flags Off Distribution Of Free Pre-Paid Meters


By Ebitonye Akpodigha

The Sokoto State Government on Monday, October 10, 2016, commenced the distribution of free pre-paid metres to electricity consumers in the state.

The ceremony was witnessed by the state Governor, Mr Aminu Tambuwal; and the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola.

During the event, Mr Fashola expressed President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration’s commitment to solve the perennial power problem in Nigeria.

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On his part, Mr Tambuwal said his government would continue to support residents of the state and solicited for more of their supports.

Also today, the Minister inspected ongoing works at the site of the Sokoto Independent Power Project (IPP).

He expressed satisfaction at the pace of work at the site.

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Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan.

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