Monday, July 11, 2011

Group launches electricity view & track website

A civil society group, ‘Project Light up Nigeria’ is set to launch its view and track electricity power website.

Disclosing this in Lagos, National co-ordinator, Project Light Up Nigeria, Mr. Frank West Aja-Ukpabi said they are committed to actualizing the dreams of Nigerians and providing them with high quality and durable lighting materials.

“We are set to officially unveil our website, which is aimed at projecting the tenure-based power plans of the 36 state governors, the FCT minister and the federal government of Nigeria,” he said.

The website, he noted has actually gone live, would be providing Nigerians at home, in diaspora and the international community an opportunity of viewing the tenure-based power plans of the 36 state governors, the Federal Capital Territory and the Federal Government and also keep track of the implementations of such power plans online real time on the website.

“This will be the first time in the history of this country that such a unique platform will be available and it is in contribution to the smart governance initiatives of President Goodluck Jonathan,” he said.

Aja-Ukpabi also noted that the days of people travelling to their various states before they could feel what their governors intend to do and what they are doing in terms of electricity power is over with this new website.

“... As Nigerians, no matter where they are in the world can visit this site once they have internet access and view the power plans of their state governors as well as track their implementations and make comments where necessary” he assured.

He explained that Project light up Nigeria, has sent out requests to the 36 state governors, the FCT minister and the President to submit copies of their power plans to be uploaded on the website and once those are received as some are already responding.

“They will all be unveiled in a luncheon which will also be attended by some high profile foreign guests including a one-time United States president and a renowned African-American TV personality,” he said.

Remmy Nweke
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