Twenty four hours after the disruption of power supply in most parts of Oyo State, the state government and the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) have resolved the differences that led the state to seal some business offices of the DISCO.
The two parties, after a meeting at the Government Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan, on Thursday, declared their readiness to find an amicable resolution of all issues surrounding the recent sealing off of the IBEDC offices in Ibadan by the state government.
The parties, in a statement jointly signed by state Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Seun Ashamu and the Chief Operating Officer, IBEDC, John Ayodele, resolved to continue to work together in the interest of the residents of the state.
They assured members of the public of the restoration of electricity as soon as possible, adding that the two parties would continue amicable resolution of the issue and work together to make electricity meters available to all residents of the state.
“This is to notify the general public that the Oyo State government and the IBEDC have resolved and agreed to work together in the interest of the public.
“The general public is hereby assured of the restoration of electricity supply as soon as possible, while the two parties shall continue amicable resolution of the issue in the interest of the public, including working together to make electricity meters available to residents of the state,” the statement read.