By Oluwasegun Aina
Hon. Ibrahim Kunle Olarenwaju, representing Ekiti North federal constituency II, has commenced the installations of numerous solar streetlights in Ifaki-Ekiti, Ido/Osi local government area of the State.
The solar street lights installations was in put strategic places of the communities early hours of today as the lawmaker said the idea behind the solar streetlights was borne out of his pledge to provide solar lights during the 2019 election for the people of the area.
According to him, the project is a wonderful Development.” During the campaign in 2019, I promised to make available solar lights for the good people of Ifaki-Ekiti to make a beautiful place, especially at night and today that dream is coming to pass,” he said.
Installing the solar lights, Hon. Olarenwaju, through his aide, Bayo Famoroti said all hands must be on deck to ensure that the project is maintained for maximum impact.
“These lights should be maintained by everyone. These lights don’t belong to Olarenwaju, it is for Ifaki-Ekiti,” he said.
He explained that the lights can last for 10-15 straight hours after an 8-hour charge and automatically turn-on at night and turn-off at day break.
“There will be a renewed sense of safety and security in any area that the solar lights are installed, especially the Palace entrance along Ido road which is the center of economic activities in the town. This will increase the number of business hours available to the people here and influenced positively their struggle against hunger and poverty,” said Famoroti.