Daily Trust (Abuja)

16 May 2012

Nigeria: Japan Donates N2 Billion for Solar Electricity

Photo: United Nations Environment Programme
Solar energy panels.

Japan has donated N2 billion to Nigeria for the provision of solar electricity generation and climate change control.

The project was signed yesterday by Mr. Ryuichi Shoji, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Nigeria, and Mr. Darius Ishaku, Minister of State for Power in Abuja.

Under the project, Japan will also provide solar electricity generation systems for the Umaru Musa Yar'Adua University, Katsina.

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