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Tinubu arrives Aba Monday to commission first Integrated private power plant, roads



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As President Ahmed Bola Tinubu arrives Abia state to commission the Integrated Geometric Power Plant in Osisioma, Aba, on Monday, 26th February, 2024, activities lined- up for him for the day also include the commissioning of three new roads rehabilitated by State governor, Dr. Alex Otti.

The commissioning of the Geometric Power Plant in Aba by Mr. President is designed to install a power plant that will provide uninterrupted power supply to the commercial city of Aba and its environs. It is expected that the Geometric plant will generate 141 megawatts of power when it commences full production. Presently it is under-going test-runs with Gas supply from Owazza supply plant.

A release issued by the state Commissioner for Information and Culture, Prince Okey Kanu and made available to newsmen in Umuahia, Friday, named the roads as Omoba Road, Jubilee Road and Queens Street , all in Aba. Sources say this set of roads forms Mr President’s first commissioning of any road constructed by the current crop of Governors in Nigeria.

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According the release, the commissioning of these roads equally marks the 9th road being commissioned in Aba since Dr Alex Otti, took- over the reigns of power in Abia State, eight months ago.

The statement reads in-part :”While the government and people of Abia State welcome Mr. President and his entourage to Abia State, particularly, the Enyimba city; the hub of commerce and entrepreneurship in Nigeria ,nay Africa, we enjoin citizens and Aba residents to troop out en- masse to witness the epoch making events.”


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