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Oyo Govt Installs 300kva Power Generator In Scout Camp Market



The Oyo State Government has made good on its promise to install a 300kva generator at the Scout Camp Neighborhood Business Complex Challenge to make the market more conducive for traders who are majorly farmers, to do business.

It would be recalled that the government had earlier promised to put more infrastructural amenities in place for the market to thrive and discourage roadside trading at the market and others in the Ibadan metropolis.

The Commissioner for Trade, Industry, Investments and Cooperatives, Hon. Adeniyi Adebisi on Wednesday at Ibadan, while inspecting the 300kva generator alongside the Commissioner for Energy, Barr. Seun Ashamu, stressed that the capacity of the generator was sufficient to power the whole market Complex.

Adebisi stated that the faulty two units of boreholes in the business complex had earlier been repaired by the Ministry, while the Ministry of Energy had also resolved the outstanding amount owed Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), which led to the reconnection of the market to the national grid.

The Commissioner said the present administration has met all the requests presented to it by the traders and as such, enjoined traders selling by the road side along Challenge, Molete and Mobil axis to return to the Scout Camp Neighborhood Business Complex in order reciprocate the good gesture of the State government.

In his remark, the Commissioner for Energy, Barr. Seun Ashamu, disclosed that the Governor instructed that his Ministry should work alongside the Ministry of Trade, Industry, Investment and Cooperatives ad well as the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources to make the market condusive for commercial activities.

Ashamu assured the traders that the street light within the complex would be made functional within the next one week to enhance trading activities and security in the complex.

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