Commercial and social activities were disrupted in Okitipupa, Ondo State, on Wednesday as over 1000 youths held a peaceful march to protest 10 years of total power outage in the area.
Aregbesola, who described electricity as essential amenity in the society, said the role of power in promoting socio-economic activities in the society could not be overemphasised
Popoola said the traders were victims of the logjam between the Federal Government and petroleum products marketers over outstanding subsidy payment
Some lawmakers who were prepared to present motions, bills and other issues found it difficult to work as the discomfort in the hot chamber became unbeatable
Addressing protesting youths of the town on Monday, the governor promised to pay N5 million of the N57 million the people were said to owe the company
Adeyanju told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that the company was aware of the situation, adding that there would soon be improved power supply
The court, following persistent cuts in public power supply, had relied solely on two generating sets