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Edo signs MoU with Ossiomo Power Company for 5MW of electricity
Edo State Government on Wednesday signed a power purchase agreement with the Ossiomo Power and Infrastructure Project to generate 5 megawatts of Electricity, BusinessDay reports.
The state governor, Godwin Obaseki who signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Onyeche Tifase, leader of the Ossiomo Power delegation said the five Mega Watts of electricity would be generated in the first phase of the 50 mega watts of proposed electricity by the company.
Obaseki said the signing of the power purchase agreement was in furtherance of the previously outlined power plan for the state. He added that the power project would also usher in uninterrupted power supply across the state, especially in strategic areas noting that Edo State is one of the transmission hubs and home of electricity in Nigeria.
The governor disclosed that the 5 megawatts would be transmitted on a new 35-kilometre double circuit 33Kva line, which is being constructed from Ologbo to Kings Square. He also added that the project would be able to deliver 24/7 uninterrupted power to all government establishments located along Sapele Road axis including Government House, Secretariat, Court Complex, Central hospital, House of Assembly and also the Palace.