Yahaya Bello Has Surprisingly Developed Kogi State Beyond Expectations & We Must Commend His Efforts, As We Seek To Electrify The State –Says REA Boss, Sanusi Ohiare.

REA ED, Sabusi Ohiare & Yahaya Bello.

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has commended the management of Rural Electrification Agency for her sustained efforts in providing power supply to rural communities in the country, advocating collaborations between the Kogi State government and the agency in other to extend electricity supply to more communities in the state.


The Governor who described electricity as catalyst for rapid development made the assertion when he received the Executive Director of Rural Electrification Fund, Dr. Sanusi Ohiare in his office at the Lugard House in Lokoja on Thursday.  

The Governor said the state government will work out modalities for perfect and productive synergy with REA to boost power supply to rural communities across the state, even as his administration has taken off plan to electrify over 200 communities across the state mostly in the Eastern flank, noting that partnership with REA will ensure more coverage of power supply in the state.

Yahaya Bello thanked the agency for the construction of 85Kw Solar-hybrid Mini-grid Power Supply at Upake community in Ajaokuta Local Government Area of the state.

Earlier, the Executive Director of Rural Electrification Fund, Dr. Sanusi Ohiare commended the governor on infrastructure development, security, human capital development and other areas his administration has recorded tremendous success in the last three years, promising that the state government will benefit immensely when in partnership with REA in solving power supply challenge in rural communities.