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Delta Assembly approves the Development of Asaba Integrated Power Plant Project

The Delta State House of Assembly today received the report of the Committee on Power and Energy on the Ratification of approval for the development of Asaba Integrated Power Plant Project.

The report was expressly approved by the House.

Presenting the report, the chairman of the committee, Rt. Hon. Peter Onwusanya said that the intent and purposes of Delta State Government in the agreement with Bastanchury Power Solution to develop and improve Electricity supply to the State to an enviable status was a welcomed development.

Below is the report as presented;

“Recall that the agreement between the Delta State Government and Bastanchury Power Solution Ltd, for the development of the 8.5MW Asaba Integrated Power Plant Project was committed to the committee on Power and Energy for careful scrutiny and recommendations on Tuesday, 28th March, 2017 with a mandate to report back on 29th March, 2017.

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The committee immediately met and carefully studied the document before it clause by clause.

The Chairman and Members of the Committee in their wisdom found that the intent and purposes of Delta State Government in the agreement is to develop the Electricity supply to the State to an enviable status. Therefore, the committee urge this Honourable House to adopt the documents (Ratification of Approval for the Development of Asaba Integrated Plant Project), so presented before the House.”

Thereafter, the Majority Leader, Hon. Tim Owhefere moved a motion for the ratification and adoption of the report and was seconded by Comr. Izeze Reuben.

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Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in a letter sent to the House posited that at the completion of the Asaba Power Project by Bastanchury Power Solution Ltd, fresh 8.5MW will be generated which will be put to use at Public Offices and Government Residential Apartments and free up the present competitive Mega Watts for the residents of Asaba capital Territory and its Environs.

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