Osun State residents rejoice as they get power supply after 91yrs in darkness
Residents of Araromi-Okeodo, a community in Ife-South LGA of Osun State, have been ‘blessed’ with electricity after 91 years in total darkness.
The residents, whose joys know no bound, was said to have trooped out en mass in jubilation at the weekend, with many of them describing the development as ‘miracle of the century’.
The monarch of the town, Oba Abbas Akanbi, the Alara of Araromi-Okeodo, led his chiefs and subjects to the off-grid location of the 50-kilowatt energy firm responsible for the supply of power during its inauguration.
Oba Akanbi told newsmen that the he did not believe that power supply would be possible in his lifetime.
According to Vanguard, he said: “We have heard several stories about power supply to the community, which never came true, and even when we were told of this solar power plant, we thought it was another fake promise.”