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Ogun State will achieve 24/7 electricity- Abiodun



Ogun State will achieve 24/7 electricity- Abiodun
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Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun expressed confidence on Sunday that he would achieve 24/7 electricity and also resolve the power challenges in the state before the end of his four-year term.

He stated this during an appearance on Channels TV’s Sunday Politics.

Giving an account of his first term as governor of the southwest state, Abiodun stated that his government rebuilt or renovated over 1,000 schools.

“Over 1,000 schools have been rebuilt or renovated in four years,” he said on the current affairs show, adding that his government has also built roads, and hospitals and helped in the creation of job opportunities for the teeming masses.

He also stated that Ogun State is one of the few states in the country that can survive without dependence on allocations from the Federal government.

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“I am sure that you are aware of a recent release by Budget that showed Ogun State as the number one in the most improved for internally generated revenue – by miles ahead of any other state.

“At the same time, we are also, I believe, maybe number five or seven on the list of most resilient states and one of the few states that can actually survive peradventure there is no allocation from the Federal Government.

Recall that the Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos, last Friday, dismissed the appeal by the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Ladi Adebutu, and affirmed Dapo Abiodun as the duly elected governor of Ogun State in the March 18 poll.

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