Six Nasarawa Communities Installs Solar Electricity

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Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule has launch 300kwp solar hybrid mini-grids in six communities.

At the inauguration yesterday in the Rukubi community in Doma Local Government Area, Governor Sule said the projects were executed by Husk Power System.

The governor said 50kwp was done in Rukubi, Idadu and Igbabo in Doma Local Government Area and Kiguna, Akura and Gidan Buba of Lafia Local Government Area respectively.

Sule said the projects were done by the Federal Government, in collaboration with the World Bank to boost electricity in rural areas.

The governor praised President Muhammadu Buhari for his foresight to provide rural areas with solar electricity to enhance economic activities to enable rural people to contribute to national development.

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He also commended Hosk Power System for the initiative, adding that the projects were in line with the vision of his administration.

Governor Sule urged community leaders to take ownership of the projects and protect it against vandals.

Manoj Sinha, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Hosk Power System said he was happy to witness the inauguration of their first solar hybrid mini-grids project in Nigeria.

Ahmed Salihijo-Ahmad, Managing Director of Rural Electrification Agency, said the projects were designed and executed to change the economic fortunes of the people of the benefiting communities.

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