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Elumelu Calls for an End to Energy Poverty

"Providing access to electricity for schools, hospitals, businesses and industries is the single most impactful intervention that can be made to transform the continent. It has tremendous implications for job creation, health, food security, education, technological advancement and overall economic development." Mr. Tony Elumelu said today in Abidjan.

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L-R: Co-Chair of the Africa Energy Leaders Group (AELG) and Chairman Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, Former presidents of Nigeria and Ghana Olusegun Obasanjo; John Kufuor; President of Cote D'Ivoire Alassane Ouattara, Co-Chair of the AELG; Vice President of Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo and other African leaders during the inaugural meeting of the AELG held in Abidjan yesterday to discuss regional solutions to the electricity deficit in Africa