FG approves funds to establish limestone factory in Ebonyi to boost electricity


The Federal Government has approved funds for the establishment of a limestone granule factory in Ebonyi.

In a statement issued in Abakaliki on Friday by Mr Chooks Oko, Special Assistant on Media to Governor David Umahi, it was stated that the factory, located at Okpoto in the Ishielu Local Government area, had arrangements for constant power supply in the area and the neighbouring communities to Ebonyi.

“Let me announce to Ishielu people that before the next two weeks, you will be having constant power supply along those corridors, from Okpoto to Isu, to Onicha communities.

“We have 60 brand new MVA produced by the Niger Delta Power Holding.

“The federal government has mobilised contractors to start building the factory for limestone granules in Okpoto.

“Mr President has also approved money for the contractors to take that light from Okpoto through the corridors to Isu, Onicha,” the Governor was quoted as saying on Thursday when the people of Ishielu Local council paid him a New Year homage in his hometown.

Mr Umahi also hosted the people of Mebiowa Ọkpọsị Community, led by Dr Kenneth Okoro; forum of his aides – Ebonyi South Women forum, Ebonyi Reality Movement, Seventh Day Adventist Church and Ebonyi Grassroots Movement.

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