Some community residents Obudu Local Government Area, in Cross River state, have appreciated Governor Ben Ayade for providing them with seven (7) 300KVA transformers to improve power supply. The seven benefiting communities are Okutia, Ukpe, Betia, Ohon, Bebwagbon, Ikwumukera and Pan New Layout. Dr Peter Ogban, a leader in
According to an Okutia community leader, Dr Peter Ogban, the governor’s gesture was in line with one of his campaign promises to the community. He said the transformers would help improve power supply and promote economic activities in the communities.
“We have been living in darkness for a long time. This transformer is like a new born baby to us and we will protect it.“I must commend our governor, for fulfilling his promise to improve electricity supply in this community,” he said.
“Power supply is very crucial to the development of any society.
“I can assure you that when this transformer is connected to the grid, our young men and women will engage themselves in profitable ventures,” Mr Solomon Ubi, the Youth Leader of Ohon community said.