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Folarin Commended For Installing 545 Solar Streetlights In 11 LGAs of Oyo Central. “More To Come” – Lawmaker Assures

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The Chairman Senate Committee on Local Content, Senator Teslim Folarin has received warm commendations from residents, community leaders and groups for installing 545 solar streetlights in various markets, villages and streets of Oyo Central Senatorial District.
Former member of Oyo State house of assembly and newly-elected Oyo Central Senatorial Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Joshua Oyebamiji while commending Senator Folarin for his achievements so far, gave details how the solar streetlights were distributed across the 11 LGAs of the senatorial district.
According to Dr. Joshua, “Senator Folarin installed solar streetlights in Ajegunle market in Oyo; Oko market in Surulere; Akanra, Amuloko, Kaara and Ojoo Hausa markets in Ibadan”.
The three-term senator also installed solar streetlights in some Ona Ara communities, which included Gbedun, Araro, Idi Osan, ldi Ose/Olosa Oko Road, Gbada Efon, Odeyale, Oremeji, Bioku, Olosa Oko, Olounda and Ajia.
Soka Junction and Odo Ona Kekere of Oluyole LGA as well as Olounda Aba and Igbo Elerin in Lagelu LGA are beneficiary communities.
“Distinguished Senator also lit up Monatan/Adogba and Bishop Phällip Academy/Molade in Egbeda LGA. Also in Akinyele LGA, Orogun, Idi Omo, Lagbe, Oluana, and Off Ojo/Lagos Expressway, Agidigbo FM Area were captured”
He also mentioned Akinmorin/SPED/Iware in Afijio LGA; Fashola Community in Oyo West LGA; Jabataa Community in Oyo East LGA; Bashorun Community in Atiba LGA as well as Ayede, Temidire, Alase, Oniru and Oke Awo, Iroo village, Olokoo Village and Olugusi Village in Ogo-Oluwa LGA.
“Some villages in Surulere LGA of Oyo Central have also been lit up by Folarin, which included Elewuro, Dabonin, Monijuku, Olubuse, Idiosan, Ilota, Oko, Idiya, Idi Aro and Idi Apa”.
“Also lit up are Elekuro Junior High School, Elekuro Senior High School, Aba Onde Junior High School, Aba Onde Senior High School as well as almost completed multibillion naira hospital facilitated by Senator Folarin” he said.

State Coordinator for Transparency and Accountability Group (TAG), Prince Sulaimon Salaudeen Ajibade, Oba Muda Obisesan of Araro, Babaloja of Amuloko market, Alhaji Salaudeen; and Babaloja of Ajegunle market, in separate letters of commendations noted that Senator Folarin’s solar streetlights are sustainable and eco-friendly.
Prince Ajibade while lauding Folarin for facilitating masses-focused dividends of democracy to his senatorial district, pledged their continuous support of community leaders in the district.
Responding to the letters of commendations, Senator Folarin stated he provided the solar streetlights in order to address insecurity and enhance economic activities of Oyo Central senatorial district.
Folarin urged residents of the beneficiary communities to take ownership of the 545 solar-powered street lights and advised them to guard the infrastructure against vandalism. He further noted that his solar streetlights program would be extended to other communities.

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