The Executive Governor of Osun State, Sen. Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke has commissioned Cesel-Concerto JV Mini-Grid for sustainable and reliable electricity supply to over 1200 households in Ife South Local Government, Osun State.
The official commissioning which was performed by the Governor, who was represented by the Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Rev. Bunmi Jenyo on Thursday 25th January 2023 was held at Ojaja Arena, Ife Grand Resorts, Ile-Ife.
According to the Commissioner, the project will contribute to further development of social and economic well-being of the benefitting communities.
“It is delightful to see a new venture of this nature established to take care of energy needs of the people of Osi, Arajoshua, Alutierin and Olomuoja communities. The Mini-Grid we are commissioning today is, therefore, a beacon of hope as it will provide affordable clean energy to our rural communities and empower citizens, regardless of their economic status”, Rev. Jenyo stated.
According to the Commissioner, “this noble venture is going to impact positively on the economy of the State and boost Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), through which the State Government is providing infrastructural facilities for the people”.
“We have, by this historic commissioning, opened a pathway to economic growth and prosperity of the beneficiary communities”.
He charged the benefitting communities to value the project while urging the joint company to replicate the gesture in other local governments of the State.
“To the people of these communities, this great project is for you, please cherish and protect it and to the sponsors, kindly consider ways of replicating the project in other local government areas across the State”.
“On behalf of His Excellency, Sen. (Dr.) Gov Ademola Adeleke and the good people of Osun State, I congratulate the promoters of this laudable venture and the benefitting communities”, he said.