OGHA, OYHA Members Meet Over Erratic Power Supply

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Members of Oyo and Ogun States Houses of Assembly have held a roundtable meeting to address issues affecting electricity supply in the two states.

The meeting also had in attendance representatives of Civil Society Groups and development partners.

Addressing the forum, Speaker, Ogun State House of Assembly, OGHA, Prince Suraj Adekunbi lamented the challenge of erratic power supply confronting the people.

Prince Adekunbi, who was represented by his deputy, Prince Olakunle Oluomo emphasised that the OGHA would sustain its partnership with relevant stakeholders to extend more dividends of democracy to the people.

On the new Legislative Financial Autonomy Law, the Speaker expressed the hope that the development would further empower the legislature to discharge its duties without fear or favour.

Earlier, two members of the Oyo State House of Assembly, OYHA, Mr Gbenga Oyekola and Mr. Muyideen Olagunju had advised the OGHA to take necessary steps to make the Electricity Distribution Company in the State to be alive to its responsibilities to consumers.

In their contributions, representatives of some Civil Society Organisations, Mr. Olumide Olaitan and Mr. Adesola Afariogun said the adverse effect of erratic power supply in the country required urgent attention to alleviate the sufferings of the people.

Adebola Ajayi

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