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Osun Budgets N2billion for Power Sub Stations

As a deliberate attempt to achieve its goal of attracting more industries, the Osun state government has concluded plans to build N2billion power sub-stations.

The Osun Commissioner for Finance, Wale Bolorunduro, who revealed this while speaking as the guest of the month of the Oyo State Correspondent Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), said that the power clusters which are to be located in Dagbolu, in Osogbo will guarantee industries 12 hours uninterrupted power supply.

Bolorunduro added that the government will drive employment of Osun people through local content policies by impressing it on foreign companies to employ Nigerians to work in their companies.

In education, the finance commissioner stated that the government spent N900million to produce 70,000 school uniforms for schools during which 3,000 indigenous tailors were employed.

The finance commissioner stated that the through ‘Opon-Imo’ (Tablet of Knowledge), the state has saved over N8 billion in buying text and note books for schools pupils.

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