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Residents of Hulugho Sub County in Garissa get Electricity

The residents of Hulugho Sub County in Garissa have every reason to smile after the government through the Ministry of Energy installed a 275KVA power supply and connectivity project.

The project was officially commissioned by Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter, who said that the government will supply electricity to all the residents in the area within two weeks.
“The government through the leadership of President Uhuru Kenyatta is committed to ensuring that every house is connected to electricity. Whether your house is built of mud and grass, you will still get the power connectivity,” Keter said.

The CS revealed that the government has set aside Sh1.2 billion for Garissa County, which will be used to set up and supply hybrid power connectivity from both solar and diesel to boreholes and all schools.

Keter further said that power connectivity in the area will boost security through street lighting famously known as ‘mulika mwizi’. This connectivity will open up businesses opportunities in this area. The shopkeepers will now be able to buy fridges to conserve their goods,” Sophia said.

Garissa is part of the ASAL counties, which experience high temperatures making goods such as milk and fruits highly perishable without refrigerators.

This is the first time Hulugho Sub County is getting power connectivity, which is going to boost their businesses in many ways, aid water pumping and most likely help students in studying extra time after school. Present was also the Garissa County Senator Abdikadir Haji and local area leaders.

Area MP Sophia Abdi Noor thanked the government for initiating the project, expressing optimism that will spur economic activities.

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