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Shettima To Launch Light Up South-East Initiative Monday

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Nigeria’s Vice President Kashim Shettima will, on Monday, February 26, flag-off the Light Up South-East Initiative aimed at accelerating the power supply to industrial clusters in the region.

The Eastern Updates event slated to hold in Enugu, the Enugu State capital, is in continuation of the ongoing efforts to improve energy supply to industrial clusters across the country.

According to a statement by the spokesman to the vice president, Stanley Nkwocha, the project, a collaboration between the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC) and its partners, will feature key stakeholders in the nation’s power sector.

A key highlight of the Vice President’s engagement in Enugu on Monday will be the South-East Business Roundtable featuring top government officials and business leaders deliberating on delivering reliable and sustainable power to industrial and residential areas in the region.

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The Eastern Updates recalls that the Vice President had on October 12, 2023 flagged off the initiative in the South-West at the Agbara Industrial Cluster, with stakeholders committing to the successful implementation of the project across the country.

The Tinubu administration had from onset committed to revamping Nigeria’s Infrastructure framework with the much-needed drive in empowering Nigerians and strengthening the nation’s economic policies.

Similarly, the Vice President will on the same day commission the 181-megawatt Geometric Power plant in the Osisioma Industrial Layout, Aba, Abia State.

In another report, Anambra State Governor, Charles Soludo has debunked in strong terms the allegations that part of the Federal Government palliative given to the state was used to purchase 800 farming tractors for farmers.

The governor noted that the news is entirely false and lacks merit.

He stated this through his Press Secretary, Christian Aburime.

Aburime insisted that the administration of Charles Soludo is committed to transparency and accountability and always focused on the well-being of citizens.

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